From the Pastor’s Desk – April 3, 2020

Praying that thisl finds all of you well and still successfully coping with our social distancing! Please let us know if there is anything we can help you with during these strange days!

Main Street – Dillon is still here and doing well! We’ve heard it explained that while the church building may be empty – The Church itself is deployed out in the community, maintaining 6 feet from each other, but sharing God’s love in every case!

Easter will be a special time this year. Instead of focusing on our outward appearances to show how grateful we are for what our Lord has given us, we will be able to make sure our private selves reflect our appreciation. Many of you are planning to put greenery on your doors for this Palm Sunday – May our whole community display green in preparation of the coming King!

Keeping in mind the requirements of social distancing, we will have a Flowering of the Cross – if you have flowers, please bring them Easter Sunday and feel free to capture this very different Easter in pictures. Our Easter Sunday Service will be live-streamed on Facebook, recorded for HomeTown TV (channel #1311), available by link on our website (msumcdillon.org) and by DVD. We are also looking into YouTube.

We had planned to do a “Stations of the Cross” inside the church for people to attend during Holy Week. After much thought and prayer, this would not be a good idea during this time. But this, like many other activities, might only be postponed, we will keep you posted!

Our Easter Cantata, “Festival of Faith” will be performed at a later date. Robin, Shaw, and the Charles Wesley choir believe that its timeless message will be particularly meaningful for our present lives.

Please send us your Joys and Concerns – we have added members to our attached prayer list – and we want to keep up with what is happening across the church. If you would not mind it being announced during the Service, how great it would be to show that God’s people are still strong, faithful, and praising Him during this “pandemic” storm.

Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers,

Rev Henry