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    Drive-Through Communion

    Following this Sunday’s Livestream Worship Service (07.19.2020), Pastor Nicole will offer Drive-Through Communion. If you are feeling well and are comfortable coming out, bring your car through to the North-side canopy and receive communion. We will be masked and will direct your car so all can safely commune. Someone will be stationed to receive your Offering if you choose to Give at that time.   Communion will be available between 11:15 and 11:45 Please note, the Health Team is looking to prepare the sanctuary space for in-person worship August 9th.

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    A Few More Things

    Dear DUMC Beloved Community, Thank you, all, for being witnesses of Christ to our church. I have had a number of delightful interactions with many of you, and am heartened and hopeful for the next 2 weeks, and our continuing practice of being church together. Following up from our previous post, here are a few more pieces of information: As they meet in much smaller numbers, committee meetings and small groups may continue over the next two weeks at the discretion of individual committee chairs or leaders. Please do not attend any event if you are feeling ill in the slightest, or if, in any way, you meet the at-risk criterion…

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    Temporarily Closing a Building, but Not the Church

    Greetings Durand UMC community – The news of the COVID-19 pandemic changes moment by moment, affecting global economies and impacting the health of humans irrespective of nationality, age, or socioeconomic situation. Still, the force and weight of it falls heaviest on the poor, the aged, and those whose health is already compromised. As those who follow in the way of Jesus, we are compelled to respond appropriately to safeguard the health and wellbeing of the most vulnerable. You may already know that the governor of Illinois released a statement this afternoon that all schools will close their doors through March 30th. https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-coronavirus-pandemic-chicago-illinois-news-20200312-kn45pek3cnegld3r7a7ts7azbe-story.html Given the blanket closures in IL and WI, your…