JOIN US ON SUNDAYS
FOR WORSHIP@ 10:30AM
Join us for in-person worship, stay safe and comfortable at home, or join us when you are are out of town. The options are there for you to worship with us! Our Conference Call Line is a toll-free number. Call 701-802-5170, use the access code 8221190,
& hit the # key. When you log in announce your name. Pre-filled Communion Cups are available at church. If you are home or away don't forget to grab a cracker or piece of bread, along with juice or wine, so we all can have Holy Communion together.
You will notice that we are following several safety protocols during in-person worship. We ask that you are respectful of that, and we ask that you please continue practicing social distancing. While in the building you will be required to wear a mask, and if you forget your mask you will be provided with one. We will also be checking your temperature when you arrive and signing everyone in upon entering.
We, the Evangelical Lutheran Church of The Holy Spirit,
are people of God, who are called by the Holy Spirit to pray,
worship, joyfully proclaim Jesus Christ, & compassionately witness & serve others in Christian love.
(updated Sunday, 8/16/20)
We are continuing to review the Center for Disease Control (CDC), Evangelical Lutheran Church in
America (ELCA), New Jersey Synod ELCA, New Jersey Office of Homeland Security & Preparedness (OHSP), & Governor Murphy's Considerations for Returning to In-Person Worship & Gatherings.
As we return to in-person Worship, we will also continue with our Conference Calls during our Sunday Morning Worship Service. We look forward to seeing or hearing you, and having you continue to
worship with us! However, please be mindful that we will return to our 10:30AM time slot.
Join us on our toll-free number 701-802-5170. Then, use the access code 8221190, & hit the # key.
Log in & announce your name. If you are at home, don't forget to grab a cracker or piece of bread, along
with juice or wine, so we can have Holy Communion together. We will continue to use this
Conference Call Line for Church Council or any other meetings as well.
Please keep in mind we will be following several safety protocols and we ask that you are respectful of that. Please continue practicing social distancing. You will be required to wear a mask, and if you forget your's, you will be provided with one. We will also be checking your temperature with a no-touch forehead thermometer, and restricting entrance if you have a temperature above 100 degrees. We will be signing everyone in upon entering the building so we can be aware of who is in our building at all times.
All programs, groups, in-person meetings, coffee hours, & fellowship time outside of religious
services will remain CANCELLED AT THIS TIME for the safety of everyone.
Our Food Pantry Hours continue to be every Thursday from 10AM-1PM, & the Last
Saturday of the month from 10AM-1PM, with continued safety measures in place.
If you, or someone you know, whether they are from our congregation or not,
desires to have Holy Communion by phone, please notify Pastor Leah.
Please do your best to continue keeping in touch with one another.
Call each other, talk with one another, and pray with one another.
In the darkness and loneliness, we all sometimes need someone to talk with.
Pastor Leah, Vince, & Heather are available by phone at any time of day or night.
Please do not hesitate to call for any reason.
Pastor Leah Lavelle (Reverend)
609-889-1221 (home) or 609-408-4445 (cell)
Vincent Piekarski (Church Council President, Mental Health Advocate)
412-225-0287 (personal cell) or 609-402-5923 (work cell)
Heather Piekarski (Church Office Staff, Masters in Social Work)
We are open from 10AM to 1PM Every Thursday & the Last Saturday of Every Month. Pre-Packed Bags, along with Extra Donated Items are available once a month. Please remember to bring some form of verification of residency. Call the Church Office for more information or stop in for assistance.
2020 CHURCH THEME
We continue to explore the Word in 2020. However,
our Worship Services may look a little different
than they have in the past. We are exploring the
Old Testament in place of Traditional Readings & The Gospels. Come learn & explore with us!
SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE WITH HOLY COMMUNION---IN-PERSON & CONFERENCE CALL---10:30AM
CHURCH OFFICE---WEDNESDAYS---5PM TO 7PM
FOOD PANTRY---EVERY THURSDAY & THE LAST SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH---10AM TO 1PM
BIBLE STUDY---WEDNESDAY EVENINGS---POSTPONED AT THIS TIME DUE TO COVID
SUNDAY SCHOOL---CHILDREN OF ALL AGES WELCOME TO ATTEND---RESUMES OCTOBER 2020
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED 2013 to 2020---VPIE8282@GMAIL.COM---RECENTLY UPDATED ON 9/28/2020