1. Pray, pray, pray. The Interim Leadership needs your prayers! There has been some changes in our leadership recently. Please pray for wisdom, discernment, clarity, and unity. Pray for our future senior pastor and that he would feel a call and draw toward MJBC. Pray for Pastor and Ruth as they head toward their new chapter of their retirement.
2. Stay committed to serving, giving, and worshiping together. Uncertainty is disconcerting, but we have faith! Let’s continue to “grow together in Christ” through this transition time.
During times of transition, there is a tendency for people to step back and have a posture of “wait and see.” As a church, we will strive to instead say, “God, we know you are with us, and so we are going to keep moving forward and trust you to do amazing things in us and through us.”
The Leadership Committee consisting of the three interim deacons (Dave Kaminski, Jon Oliveros,and Nevin Hanning) meeting regularly to pray and discuss plans for the immediate future. Our main decision was probably not to decide on too much just yet, but to continue to pray for guidance. As the church begins to plan for the future, continue to pray as we go forward and for the leadership.
You may or may not have noticed, but church renovations have taken place. The new windows and new sidings are up. Seating is arranged to follow social distancing regulations.
Some of our interim leadership are filling in various duties of the pastor such as preaching, counseling, home visitation, etc.
You may have additional questions. Feel free to touch base with our interim deacons – Dave K., Jon O., & Nevin H. You may also e-mail your comment or question to firstname.lastname@example.org