Worshipping Together

Ongoing updates on how CVC is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic are posted on the COVID-19 updates page.

On-site services have resumed, with some temporary modifications in order to keep one another healthy. Please read below to find out about those modifications. 

 

  • One service at 9:15am
  • Zoom Sabbath Schools moving to 10:30
  • Social distancing and face coverings 
  • Sick people are asked to stay home

 

Announcement Slide: "Together Again" Sanctuary Reopening June 20, 9:15am

There will be a single church service at 9:15 on Saturday mornings. We will meet in the sanctuary with a distance of at least six feet between each household. (One advantage of our large sanctuary is that we easily hold 70+ households while occupying only every other pew!) 

In the spirit of loving concern for our church family, please wear a face covering. Research indicates this is one of the best measures we can take to prevent unintentionally spreading the virus to others. 

The front doors, the east doors, and the southeast doors will be open for entering the church. Doors will be propped open wherever possible, and instead of hugs and handshakes, we'll share words of greeting and waves with one another. No one will be taking temperatures at the door. 

Drinking fountains and kitchens will still be closed, but the bathroom facilities will be open, and of course they will be cleaned before the start of the service. The offering plate will not be passed, but you can still give online any day of the week.

The sanctuary service will have many familiar elements, including beautiful organ music, prayer together, preaching, and more. For now congregational singing will not be a part of our services since that has been identified as a highly infectious activity.

We will be continuing our online services (9:15 am) at Facebook and Livestream.com, as well as our Family Worship Live (10:30 am). Our Zoom Sabbath Schools will keep meeting, too, but at 10:30am to accommodate those who wish to attend on-site worship. Our Sabbath School meetings are excellent, and if you're not yet connected to one, the pastor on call (402-665-1309) will be happy to explain how to get involved.

You will have to decide for yourself and your family if now is the right time for you to return to on-site worship. Attendance is not a religious obligation. We will miss you and we will look forward to when you are able and comfortable to return to in-person gatherings.

If you are sick or have any symptoms of illness, we ask that you please stay home, for the sake of all who come to gather here. Relevant symptoms include: fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath, body aches, congestion or runny nose, sore throat, nausea, and vomiting. (Click here for more.)

We are a church family and it is hard to be apart from each other. We have all felt that pain over the last three months, and we are eager to get back together. In the meantime we enjoy the Zoom meetings, phone calls, Family Nights, vespers, and so forth. Truly, we have every reason for peace, we have every reason for hope, we have every reason for loving: Our God reigns. 

In His service,

Your College View Church Board

This Week at CVC

Sabbath, June 27
  9:15 am: Word & Worship Broadcast (Facebook and Livestream)
                 "A Long Time Ago: Rebuilding the Altar" with Pastor Sullivan 
  9:15 am: Sanctuary Service (read more here)
10:30 am: Sabbath School Classes (Zoom)
10:30 am: Family Worship Sabbath School (Facebook)
12:30 pm: Young Adult gathering (Zoom)
  8:00 pm: Vigil for Racial Justice & Equality (CVC north lawn)
  9:02 pm:  Sunset

Sunday, June 28
 11:00 am: Memorial for Robin Baker (Sanctuary)

Monday, June 19
CREATION Health Class begins (Zoom)

Weekdays
 "A Little Good News" (InstagramFacebook)
  A short daily devotional from your pastors

Wednesday, July 1
  6:00 pm: Family Night (CVC south parking lot)

Every weekday at 9 am, find "A Little Good News," 5-minute devotionals from your pastors. You can watch it at 9 am or at your convenience on Facebook and Instagram.

Interactive Sabbath Schools Online: Each week we have had a great time meeting for discussion and connection in our Zoom Sabbath School groups. If you've already downloaded Zoom on your computer or smartphone, then just click on the links below to join your class for an interactive video conference. Most groups meet at 10:30am on Saturday mornings.

Please contact your group leader if you would like to connect by phone or find out more information. Classes with an *asterisk require passwords.

If you need some tech support at home, we have a few experts willing to help you get connected to our Sabbath Schools. You can call Sabbath morning between 8 am and 10 am.

  • Aaron Rogge 402-957-1356

  • Brad Woodruff 208-546-9327

  • Richard Henriques 402-782-1644 

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4801 Prescott Ave., Lincoln, NE 68506

Pastor on call 402.665.1309

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  • Fax: 402.486.2886

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Friday, 9 a.m. – Noon

 

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