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Update on Worship with the Covid-19

Dear Community Presbyterian Church worshipers,

 We know you are hearing on the news churches are opening Sunday, May 17. I am sorry we will be closed for worship in our building. We will be praising the Lord from our homes.

 The Session has decided for the safety of our congregation with the Corona Virus  we will not be meeting until Phase 2. Your safety is So important to us. We are coming up with new ways to worship together with technology, letters and phone calls.

 We send to you an abundance of love, prayers and hugs! God be with you all during this time. Stay safe!

 Community Presbyterian Church


WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE WITH THE COVID-19 AND WORSHIP

The world we live in has shifted over the past months with the emergence of the coronavirus in the United States and more specifically in Virginia.  After prayerful conversation with the Session, guidance from our Presbytery, and an assessment of our unique situation that we have made the decision to cancel worship services starting Sunday, March 22, 2020. We will resume worship once our Governor releases the shutdown for our state.  We recognize our congregation could be profoundly impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. So, we are doing our best to reach out with emails, texts, phone calls, cards and this website.

We are trying to update you on our website at CPCVA.org  for updates. Several churches in our presbytery do have live-stream options on Facebook Live, YouTube or their websites.  We have been made aware that King’s Grant, Carver Memorial, First Norfolk, Second Norfolk, Williamsburg, Great Bridge, St. Andrews, Royster Memorial, Kirkwood and others have live-streaming.  This is not a complete list of remote options but I hope it will give you all a potential worship alternative that is available to you.

This is an unprecedented time. I will share the words of our General Presbytery, our prayers are with all of you, with all those who are ill, and with those who are caregivers and medical providers.  We trust in God who is always with us and pray that God will fill us with peace, understanding, patience and love for one another.  

Please continue to support and care for one another during this time.  May God’s peace and blessings be with you all.

Prayerfully,

Betsy Clark

Clerk of Session


Word of Inspiration

lightThe Lord is my light and my salvation–whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life–of whom shall I be afraid? Psalm 27:1


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Presbyterians Are Unique

CPC-WP-LogoPresbyterians distinguish themselves from other denominations by doctrine, institutional organization (or “church order”) and worship; often using a “Book of Order” to regulate common practice and order. The origins of the Presbyterian churches were in Calvinism. Many branches of Presbyterianism are remnants of previous splits from larger groups. Some of the splits have been due to doctrinal controversy, while some have been caused by disagreement concerning the degree to which those ordained to church office should be required to agree with the Westminster Confession of Faith, which historically serves as an important confessional document – second only to the Bible, yet directing particularities in the standardization and translation of the Bible – in Presbyterian churches.

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BIBLE FACT

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