Greetings to you all!
Prayerfully, we are contemplating and preparing for returning to our church building at 6100 Georgia Avenue NW, while maintaining and building upon our virtual platform. A Re-Opening Task Force, led by Nicole Mitchell, was assembled a year ago and has been diligently working to track changing conditions and regulations in our area as it pertains to COVID-19 protocols and impacts on Emory. At this time, local DC government has lifted restrictions on churches’ ability to physically assemble. In light of this, we are carefully considering next steps for Emory in a “slow and steady wins the race” manner. To that end, I ask you to take note of three things, and participate as you feel comfortable:
1. Please fill out this very brief survey, entitled “Returning to the Emory Church Building,” to help us formulate near-term and long-term plans for in-person worship. High participation in the survey is needed.
2. I am inviting you to come, as you feel led by the Holy Spirit, to three in-person prayer gatherings at 6100 Georgia Avenue NW. Masks are required. Anyone experiencing COVID symptoms should not attend.
Wednesday, June 16 @ 7:15pm: Prayer Gathering to CELEBRATE LIFE
Wednesday, June 30 @ 7:15pm: Prayer Gathering for HEALING & HEALTH
Wednesday, July 14 @ 7:15pm: Prayer Gathering for FRESH VISION FOR THE FUTURE
3. Lastly, please mark your calendars for a “soft opening” of in-person worship on Sunday, July 18. Masks will be required. Anyone experiencing COVID symptoms should plan to join us virtually. More details, including start time, and a schedule of potential outdoor worship opportunities will be shared soon.
Yours in Christ,