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Faith briefs: Local churches plan services, both in-person and online

Faith briefs: Local churches plan services, both in-person and online

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Underwood Lutheran Church

Underwood Lutheran Church, 10 third Ave., will hold Sunday activities. In-person worship begins at 9:30 a.m. Deacon Lisa Johnson will deliver a sermon based on John 3:1-17.

Carter Lake United Methodist Church

Carter Lake United Methodist Church, 3025 Mabrey Lane in Carter Lake, would like to invite the public to join in our live worship service at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday mornings. Face masks are optional. The Sunday worship can also be viewed live on our Facebook page at Carter Lake, Iowa United Methodist Church. Other events this week include AA meeting at 5:15 p.m. and NA meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday and Bible study at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

Broadway Christian Church

Broadway Christian Church, 2658 Ave. A, will have service at 9 a.m. on Sunday. There will be weekly communion, and CDC guidelines will be in place. A hearing loop is installed for those who need it and the church is handicap accessible. For more information, call the church office at 712-323-7741, visit us at bcccb.org or on Facebook.

Our Savior’s Lutheran Church

Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 600 Bluff St., invites the public to join the in-person worship services on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. and Sunday at 10 a.m. as the church celebrates the Holy Trinity. Face masks and social distancing are highly recommended. Sunday morning worship services are also streamed live via our Facebook page, Our Savior’s Lutheran of Council Bluffs. You can also view our services on YouTube any time after on our YouTube channel at OSL CB. Our Savior’s Lutheran Food & Pet Pantry is open Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. — you must call between 9:30 and 11 a.m. for same day appointment. The pantry is also open the third and fourth Fridays from 5 to 7 p.m. — you must call between 4 and 5 p.m. for same day appointment. More events and information can be found on our website or Facebook page.

Gethsemane Presbyterian Church

Gethsemane Presbyterian Church, 224 Wallace Ave., invites you to worship at 9:30 a.m. Sunday morning. Children are invited to participate in Sunday School. Rev. Gary Eller will be delivering the message. The church invites you to have coffee following worship service. Bible study will meet on Monday and Thursday from 9 to 10 a.m. The church’s food panty will also be open on Monday and Thursday until 10:30 a.m. For more information contact the church office at 712-366-2513 or visit us on Facebook at gethsemanepresbyterianchurch.org.

Saint John Lutheran Church

Saint John Lutheran Church, 633 Willow Ave., holds worship at 5:30 p.m. on Saturdays and 9:30 a.m. on Sundays. Social distancing guidelines will be followed as much as possible and masks are optional for those who are vaccinated. Worship will also be available to watch on Facebook or YouTube. Our Facebook page is Saint John Lutheran Church Council Bluffs IA and our website is SaintJohnELCA.org. Due to COVID-19, the nursery will remain closed for the time being. The church is handicap accessible. Please call the church office with any questions at 712-323-7173.

Fifth Avenue United Methodist Church

Fifth Avenue United Methodist Church, 1800 fifth Ave., invites the public to participate in our live worship service at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday mornings. Social distancing will be practiced, and face masks are optional. The Sunday worship service will continue to be recorded live and can be viewed on our Facebook page: Fifth Avenue UMC, Council Bluffs. The church office can be reached Monday or Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for prayer or other requests at 712-323-7374 or through our email, fifthaveumchurch@gmail.com. The church is praying for the community and anyone affected by the virus.

Twin Cities Christian Church

Twin Cities Christian Church invites, 4220 Gifford Road, invites the public to join us in-person or online at twincitiescb.online.church each Sunday at 10:30 a.m. During the service, class is available for children through fifth grade. Groups for children, teens and adults are available at various days and times throughout the week. Complete information is available at twincitiescb.org and our Facebook page. Social distancing and increased cleaning procedures are being practiced. Masks are required for all children’s, teen and adult classes and anytime individuals are not seated in the sanctuary. TCCC is handicap accessible. For more information call the church office at 712-366-9112.

Bethany Presbyterian Church

Bethany Presbyterian Church, 1900 S seventh St., welcomes the public to its worship service at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday. Rev. Nancy Ross-Hullinger’s message will be “This Life is Preparing Us for the Next” and the scripture is 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1. Liturgist is Evelyn Irwin and greeters are Linda Cody and Glenda Larsen. During the worship we will celebrate the life of Jim Fuller and will be serving communion. Masks and hand sanitizer are recommended. We are a handicap accessible facility.

Community of Christ Church

Community of Christ, 140 W. Kanesville Blvd., will have service this week at 10:15 a.m. on Sunday with speaker Frank Gunderson. Our theme this week is “Love Relates Us” with Scriptures Mark 3:20-35/3:15-30 IV:1 Samuel 8:4-2; 11:14-15; Psalm 138. We are following the guidelines Our World Church has for gatherings or services, and we want to emphasize prevention. There are some virtual ministries out on our World Church Website just access ongoing ministries at cofchrist.org/. Please call our office at 712-323-4498 for any updates.

Emanuel Lutheran Church

Emanuel Lutheran Church, 2444 N Broadway, will hold worship in the worship center at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday. The service will be followed by coffee and fellowship in community room. The service will also be live streamed on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter. The Sunday School program is available on Facebook or YouTube. Events this week include Tai Chi in the youth center on Monday at 11 a.m., Bible study in the conference room on Thursday at 9:30 a.m. and Tai Chi on Thursday at 11 a.m. Those in attendance for any services or events are encouraged to practice social distancing, but masks are optional. Visit us online at emanuelcb.org.

Epworth United Methodist Church

Epworth United Methodist Church, 2447 Ave. B, is handicap accessible. Membership is not necessary to participate. The church is now open for worship at 9:25 a.m. on Sundays and we will maintain social distancing. Masks are not required but are available for those who need or want one, and we have plenty of hand sanitizer. We will meet in the church sanctuary. If you are sick, please do not join us. The scripture for this coming Sunday is 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1 and Mark 3:20-35. If you decide not to attend at this time, you can join us in worship at home through Facebook Live. There is Bible study on Thursdays at 9 a.m. We are in prayer for all those affected by this virus. Prayer requests can be made at epworthumccb.org/about-us/our-values/. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The office phone number is 712-323-3124. You can check us out at Facebook.com/pages/Epworth.

Hazel Dell United Methodist Church

Hazel Dell United Methodist Church, 23109 205th St., is handicap accessible. Membership is not necessary to participate. The church is open for worship at 11 a.m. on Sundays and we will maintain social distancing. Masks are not required but are available for those who need or want one, and we have plenty of hand sanitizer. We will meet in the church sanctuary. If you are sick, please do not join us. The scripture for Sunday is 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1 and Mark 3:20-35. If you decide not to attend at this time, you can join us in worship at home through Facebook Live. We are in prayer for all those affected by this virus. The off phone number is 712-310-2831. You can check us out at facebook.com/hazeldellumccb.

New Horizon Presbyterian Church

New Horizon Presbyterian Church, 30 Valley View Drive, has traditional services at 8 and 10:30 a.m. with praise service at 9 a.m. We will have a church service posted on our Facebook page on Sunday at 9 and 10:30 a.m. at facebook.com/NewHorizonPC. This week is communion Sunday. Children are welcome to attend worship but the nursery will not be available. Food, coffee and water fountains will be unavailable. Masks and social distancing are now optional for fully vaccinated individuals but are strongly encouraged for those who are unvaccinated. The service on June 13 will be outside with fun family activities to follow. Families are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy after the service. As part of Flag Day, families will design and decorate their own “family flag.” Outdoor games will be offered.

Westminster Presbyterian Church

Westminster Presbyterian Church, 517 S 32nd St., invites everyone to worship Sunday at 10:30 a.m. The guest Reverend will be Rev. Dr. William A. Beatty — honorably retired. The Proclamation of the Good News is entitled “Different People, Different Gifts” from the gospel 1 Corinthians 12:12-20, 27. The church takes the needs of all members seriously and will follow CDC guidelines. The church is handicapped accessible through northeast door of church.

Faith Lutheran Church

Faith Lutheran Church, 2100 S. 11th St., will have traditional worship with Holy Communion at the 9:00 a.m. Sunday service and the Barnabas collection box will be out. The church is observing social distancing at Sunday worship services and face masks are optional. Everyone should enter through the rear entrance. Sunday services can also be accessed on Faith’s Facebook page or on YouTube by searching to Ron Rosenkaimer. For more information about worship opportunities at Faith contact the church office at 323-6445.

Timothy Lutheran Church

Timothy Lutheran Church, 3112 W Broadway, will have traditional worship services with Communion at 8 and 10:30 a.m. The 8 a.m. service is live streamed on Timothy’s Facebook page. If you don’t have Facebook, you can connect with Timothy on it’s web page after 3 p.m. on Sunday afternoon at timothylutheran.net. Adult Bible class are at 9:15 a.m. There will be no Sunday school until the fall. Midweek Bible study will meet on Thursday in the library from 9 to 11 a.m. The Bible study will study the book of Mark. Timothy has an elevator for easy access to worship services and other activities.

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