COVID-19 Update – March 25

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Please click on the Sermon menu bar item to read the most recent sermon. Also, Holy Communion will be delayed for the next 2 – 3 weeks.

ALL scheduled activities at Shadow of the Cross have been canceled until further notice.

ALL worship services are suspended until further notice.

Pastor Dupre will continue to send Saturday/Sunday messages and devotions throughout the weeks ahead. They can be found on the “Sermons” and “Devotions” menu bar.

Please mail or send electronically your tithes and offerings to the church office.

Please remember that even in this pandemic God is with us and has everything in His hands, by His power and under His control. Be brave and very courageous, but not risky or foolish.

On-Demand SilverSneakers Low-Impact Exercise Classes and Nutritional Videos

Worried about missing out on exercise or social opportunities? Good news: If you’re a SilverSneakers member, you can take advantage of free SilverSneakers On-Demand workout and nutrition videos. Plus, check out these ideas to stay socially connected—from afar.

SilverSneakers is a low-impact exercise class that can consist of chair exercises and standing exercises

Sign Up for Altar Flowers – Once Services Resume

Interested in adorning the altar with flowers for a weekend? Use the flower chart in the Narthex to sign up. You can purchase the altar flowers in celebration of an event, in memory of someone, or just because. Your message will be added to the bulletin for that weekend.  The cost is $50 for two vases or $25 for one. Please make your check out to Springbrook Garden Florist, place the check in one of the envelopes located below the flower chart, and then put the envelope in Deborah Quarles’ mailbox in the hallway.

Donate Items to Help Cass Corridor Residents – Once Activities Resume

The Shadow of the Cross Outreach Ministry is collecting items for those who are helped by the Cass Corridor Neighborhood Service Organization.

Items needed include:

  • Gently used coats and clothing
  • Food (nothing perishable and no glass)
  • Toiletries

Direct questions to Jackie Banks or Pastor Dupre.

Electric Wheelchair Available for Short-Term Use

Through a donation, the Board of Trustees now has an electric wheelchair that is in good shape.  Shadow of the Cross members can borrow it for a short time as needed.  If you are thinking of taking someone to a park or zoo or somewhere else, it will be a blessing to have.  Contact the church office to make arrangements.

CANCELED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE – Intercessory Prayer Saturdays Add “Joining Jesus on His Mission” Small Group Study

Merlin Fields leads the Saturday intercessory prayer session and the small group study that instructs attendees on how to be everyday missionaries, by working through the Joining Jesus on His Mission book. The group meets at 11 a.m. on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month in the church. The next opportunity is March 14.

Shadow of the Cross Tee Shirts Still Available

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Body, Soul & Spirit Ministry continues to spearhead a tee shirt sale as part of Shadow of the Cross’s spirit wear – this is an ongoing endeavor.

The shirts are $15, with a discount for a family with 4 or more members, and for toddlers. Proceeds go to the church. Please see any member of the Body, Soul & Spirit Ministry for more information or call the church office (248-474-0675).

Order forms for the tee shirts are also located on the table in the Narthex.

CANCELED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE – Visually Impaired Outreach Ministry Continues to Grow

The Visually Impaired Outreach Ministry has now expanded into Oakland County. Every fourth Thursday of each month, the group comes together for Bible Study, lunch and fellowship, in the lunchroom, beginning at 10:30 a.m. The next gathering will be on March 26. Volunteers are needed.
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