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Category: Congregation Corner

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Got the pandemic blues?

Are you missing church? Feeling scared or lonely? Do you need someone to give you advice or lend an ear? Pastor Tom Hartshorn wants to remind everyone that he is available for counseling or just a friendly chat. Call him at 304-279-7332 or e-mail him at ucctom@gmail.com. And even if things are fine, feel free to…
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No church services May 3

There will be no church services on May 3. While the governor is beginning to open up public places, including churches, in a phased-in plan, the Consistory has not yet decided when and how services will resume. Stay tuned for more updates regarding May services and activities.

Church events cancelled through April 30

Christ Reformed United Church of Christ Consistory President Harvey Reisenweber has announced that, in order to adhere to federal guidelines about social gatherings, church services and other church meetings and practices will continue to be cancelled through at least April 30. The Thursday night Community Dinner has been converted to carry out. Stay home and…
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Finding the bright spot in these scary times

As I write this, the world looks very different than it did a week ago, when I was gathering information for a totally different blog post. Coronavirus has come to West Virginia, and it’s very close to home: the first recorded case is in Shepherdstown. The panic shopping that my friends in the Washington, D.C.…
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Services cancelled through Easter

West Virginia’s first case of coronavirus has been identified in the Eastern Panhandle. In order to follow medical and governmental regulations restricting gatherings for public safety, Christ Reformed United Church of Christ has cancelled religious services through Easter. This includes all Sunday worship services, all special services and Sunday school. Choir practices are also cancelled.…
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Sunday service will take place on March 15

We will be holding Sunday service as usual at 11 a.m. on March 15, in spite of recent corona virus precautions taking place in churches in other cities. We have plenty of room, so feel free to spread out! We urge church members to take every precaution to be safe, but for now, we see…
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Soup-er Bowl collects 132 cans of soup for CCAP

Christ Reformed UCC’s fourth-annual Soup-er Bowl competition netted 132 cans of soup for CCAP. Each year, the church asks members to bring in cans of soup and put them in a box to show support for one of the teams competing in that year’s Super Bowl. This year, the Kansas City Chiefs won the Super…
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Soup-er Bowl soup drive starts on Sunday, Jan. 26

Every year, Christ Reformed United Church of Christ collects soup cans for the CCAP food pantry. We make it a competition: one collection box for each team playing in the Super Bowl. Whichever team gets the most cans of soup “wins.” We’re starting on Sunday, Jan. 26, and keeping the competition going through the Super…
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Annual meeting of the CRUCC congregation to take place Sunday

The annual meeting of the Christ Reformed United Church of Christ congregation will take place Sunday, Jan. 26, immediately after worship. Congregation members will learn more about what has been taking place in the church, and will receive and approve reports from various church committees. A meal will be provided. Join us for an afternoon…
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Join us for a Retro Gospel Listening Party

Got the winter blahs? Come energize your mind and recalibrate your soul with an afternoon or evening of vintage gospel music. If you grew up with songs such as “When the Roll is Called Up Yonder” and “Leaning on the Everlasting Arms,” this event is for you! Our Music Director Joey DiGuglielmo will be sharing…
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