Flat Rock First Missionary Baptist Church
During our shelter in place, all church activities and worship services have been suspended until further notice.
Pastor J.D. Branson’s Sunday morning messages may be viewed on Facebook live each Sunday at 10 a.m.
Also, at 6 p.m. Thursdays, Pastor J.D. leads a Bible study which can be viewed on Facebook as well.
On Thursday, May 21, a drive-by birthday parade and card shower was conducted in honor of Pastor J.D.’s birthday. Several church members lined up in their decorated vehicles to offer birthday wishes. Also, Pastor and Amy’s evening meal was provided for them to enjoy.
The church is at 208 W. First, Flat Rock. For information or assistance, call the church office at 618-584-3215. The church can also be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Its website is flatrockfmbc.com. It is also on Facebook.
Crawford County Catholics
With Bishop Paprocki’s permission, Holy Communion will be distributed without public Mass beginning at 4:30 p.m. Saturday
Pertaining to social distancing, there are no more than 10 people allowed in the church at the same time. A short prayer service will be held with an opening prayer, Our Father, distribution of Holy Communion and blessing. Those who have already received Holy Communion are asked to leave the vhurch after reception so that others may have the opportunity to receive.
Holy Communion also will be distributed at 7:30 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday, 7:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at St. Elizabeth and 9 a.m. Sunday at Our Lady of Lourdes. It will also be distributed at noon Tuesdays beginning June 2.
Crawford County has two parishes: St. Elizabeth in Robinson and Our Lady of Lourdes in Oblong. Both are administered by Fr. James Flach at the Catholic Parish Center near the Community Center in Robinson.
Mass Times: St. Elizabeth: Weekly Masses are on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at: 7:30 a.m., Tuesday at noon, Wednesdays Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament 8-10 a.m., Saturday Vigil Mass: 4:30 p.m., Sunday Masses: 7:30 and 10:30 a.m. Our Lady of Lourdes Parish: Sunday Mass: 9 a.m. Confessions are 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday at St. Elizabeth or by appointment. Mass is not being held at this time.
You can learn more information about the church at www.crawfordcountycatholics.com. or Facebook (Search Crawford County Catholics). The email address for the Parish Center is email@example.com. St. Elizabeth Catholic Church phone number is 618-544-7526.
Robinson First United Methodist
Everyone is invited to join Robinson First United Methodist Church on Sunday, May 24 for worship! Even though there is no public worship service, we will still be live-streaming a service on www.robinsonfumc.org and on WTYE 101.7 FM at 9 a.m. Pastor Jay Regennitter will be preaching and Janelle Oxford will be serving as liturgist. A musical offering will be given by Grant Oxford.
Also on Sunday, Adult Sunday School classes will meet online at 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 11:30 a.m. Older Elementary Sunday School will meet online at 6 p.m. On Monday, May 25, Younger Elementary Sunday School will meet at 4 p.m. On Tuesday, May 26, Adult Bible Study will meet at 6 p.m. On Wednesday, May 27, High School Refresh Bible Study will meet at 10 a.m., Kids’ Club will meet at 4 p.m., Worship Committee will meet at 5 p.m., Middle School Refresh Bible Study will meet at 6 p.m., and Stephen Ministry will meet at 6:30 p.m. On Thursday, May 28, Adult Bible Study will meet at 9:30 a.m. All meetings will be held through Zoom. To receive a meeting invite, please email Pastor Jay at firstname.lastname@example.org. Also on Thursday, NOW Bagging will be at 4 p.m.
The church office is closed to the public during the public health crisis, but you leave a message at (618) 544-8016 or you can email the office at email@example.com. Find Robinson FUMC on Facebook at www.facebook.com/robinsonfumc. You can sign up for text messages by texting “fumcrob” to 84576. If you would like to join the congregation’s e-mail list, you can use this link: http://eepurl.com/2xaYn.