My Church has been streaming live on Facebook for months now due to the California Shelter in Place orders. When the restrictions lifted they remained online yet returned to in person worship with major precautions in place, briefly.
Our Governor reinstated these restrictions.
Online only again since last month
Due to physical health reasons, I had not attended in person since 2018.
For many, online isn’t the same. It removes being among each other, greeting one another, singing together, comfort and worshipping the word of God in each other’s presence.
For me, its a blessing. I missed not being able to listen to the word, be with the people I’d come to know and adore over many years. Prior to 2017 (My CRPS remission year), I had only gone on Easter Sunday, or for Christmas.
It really lifted my mental health that year and does so once more.
I can be with them this way.
My son Ozra was baptized at 14th Avenue Baptist Church on his 16th birthday, Easter Sunday that year. In 2024 he’ll share his birthday with the resurrection again. It was also Easter Sunday when I went into labor with him in 1997. He’s 23 now.
This is where he formally re married his precious bride, January 2020. It was beautiful. They had legally married on July 1st 2019.
I was baptized Lutheran at Gloria Dei in Sacramento where I attended as a child and a few times into my adulthood. My mom attended their parochial school in her youth.
14th Ave is where my heart is.
My husband and I had our renewal of vows ceremony here for our 25th wedding anniversary 8 years ago.
If you’ve been disconnected from your own Church due to Covid19, you’re welcome to ours.
If you don’t have a Church of your own, you’re also welcome.
For those disabled and ill, you’re welcome most of all.
Pastor Steve does a mid-week word of encouragement via their FB page. I share this and the Sunday live each week just incase you might be interested.
My Sunday Mornings are dedicated to being here. I answer no messages, view pages, or scroll elsewhere during this time.
14th Avenue Baptist is located in Sacramento, California.
Facebook presence is located at:
I hope to see you there!