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CFTROU00 0116: Leading Through COVID-19: Chapel Services and Beyond

In our last podcast, we discussed our plans for regathering with our church family in-person. Due to inclement weather, we had to postpone our regathering plans until the following weekend, so in this episode we expand on that topic and what we have learned during the coronavirus pandemic. As we were preparing for the possibility of a hurricane to hit South Florida, we felt more equipped than ever to move into crisis communications mode and execute our contingency plan (to worship online through Family Church at Home). With regards to our regathering plans, we have called them our Family Reunion Chapel Services. We simplified the format of our services and have communicated that to our church family, order to manage expectations in a considerate way. We talk about how we are planning to set up our venues, how we have created opportunities for gathering in different spaces, and much more!
Key Points:
  • What we are excited about coming up in the next few weeks and months.
  • How we have simplified our gatherings.
  • We discuss our House Rules and what we use them for.
  • How we are setting up our venues and organizing the flow of our services.
  • How we’ve created opportunities for people to get together where they’re comfortable.
  • We talk about strategies to disciple people, specific to where they are.

At this current time, we just want to check the appetite of our people and how willing they are to gather. Click To TweetGod is sovereign and is not knocked off his feet by some virus. Jesus is still the head of His church and the Gospel is still powerful to save. We’re still surrounded by a sea of lost people. Click To Tweet

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Jimmy on Twitter

Leslee on Twitter

Aaron Filippone on Twitter

Carly on LinkedIn

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