Communion In A Time Of Distancing

As we get closer to our first Communion Sunday during this time of physical distancing (at Emmaus Communion Sundays are always the first Sunday of each month), I thought I’d share some thoughts related to how we at Emmaus will be celebrating the Lord’s Table during...
Redefining times

Redefining times

Dear Emmaus family, Our world and daily routine has changed significantly for all of us in just a couple of weeks. Many of us are spending significantly more hours together in our homes, others more time alone than ever. This time can feel uncertain, chaotic,...
Not Everyone Can Work Remotely

Not Everyone Can Work Remotely

It is everywhere.  Social distancing has become standard.   Teachers are learning how to use technologies for distance learning.  Church is online. People all over the internet are advocating for and demonstrating ways to socially distance right now.  Even Jimmy Falon...
A Time To Refrain From Embracing

A Time To Refrain From Embracing

It was an awkward start.  There’s no denying it. (I’m talking about the beginning of the live stream last Sunday.)  The band finished their prelude.  And then.  This.  Long.  Awkward.  Silence…    To break the awkwardness, Matt played a couple of playful chords...

COVID-19 and Sunday Programming

Dearest Emmaus Family,   Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, the One who loves us and has made us beloved children of God.   We find ourselves in a trying time.  The many responses to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) have greatly impacted the routine of our lives. ...