Worship Information - UPDATE 3/28/20

Streaming Updates        3/28/2020 

After last Sunday, it became very evident that the Nest camera, which worked okay for streaming in our shared Sanctuary, was not really up to the task of streaming when everyone is at home and trying to access the Internet all the time. We had sound cut out, and even trying to get the "watch later" video was difficult. So, we're turning it off for now. But, as one door closes, another opens, so we are still on for streaming worship, just in a different location! There are also some behind-the-scenes updates to improve the building's internet service (and save money!).

Robinson Elmwood United Church PCUSA and Fairmount Community Church UCC will continue to worship Sundays at 10am. There are many ways you can be part of worship, and with thanks to REUC'S "office techie" Liz Martin, here's a few to consider:

1. Visit REUC's website at www.robinsonelmwood.com At the top of the page, directly under the church’s name you will click on “watch live”. There will be links to the streaming options there. 2. We continue our experiment with Facebook Live. You will need to be a member of Facebook. Here is the direct link to REUC's page: https://www.facebook.com/RobinsonElmwoodUC/

3. We're also experimenting with YouTube live. You do not have to be a member to watch, but if you do have a Google Account, you can subscribe to our channel and get notifications whenever we go live. Here's a direct link to our Worshiping Community Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCs2G55tyD6X-aLGBZKxLiLA

4. You can also dial in and listen to the audio of the service through Zoom. 1-929-205-6099. The meeting ID, if prompted to enter is 398 192 873. Or join the Zoom meeting: Mar 29, 2020 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) https://zoom.us/j/398192873 Meeting ID: 398 192 873

The fun part about Facebook Live and YouTube live is both have a chat option. So feel free to leave comments as the service is progressing, or pass the peace virtually during that time of the service. Hope to see you there!

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We continue to respond faithfully to care for our people and our community and our world in the face of the COVID-19 virus. FCC UCC & REUC will continue to stream our services of worship and hold our meetings by way electronically by phone, computers and other media until further notice.

If you have a pastoral emergency or are in need of information, assistance, or just about anything-- we urge to to contact Pastor Gary Ferner at (315) 882-8627.

We remind you that if you have a prayer request you'd like to share with others through our Sunday morning worship, please call Pastor Gary (315) 882-8627 or email him at revgaryferner@gmail before Friday of each week. Also-- please remember our FCC UCC Prayer Chain also is happy to pray for both your concerns and/or joys. Please call Gail Stopher at (315) 487-3815 to use this important tool of prayer.

Continued thanks to all who are able to send pledges into our church office. Just like at home, our bills continue to come in each month. Checks can also be directly sent to our Church Treasurer Sue Wilder, at 118 Garland Rd Syracuse NY 13219.

Isaiah 43:2 reminds us that "God will carry you through the storm." So hold on as best you can... and we can do this together as the body of Christ! See you online--