Pasadena Community Church

To help you understand this preparation phase (and the subsequent phases):

We have created a “Reopening Pasadena” PowerPoint that highlights the extensive preparations we are undergoing in order to meet the necessary guidelines for reopening.

To further help you understand, Pastor Corey and Laura Turner (Office and Communications Manager) will hold two Q&A sessions regarding the above PowerPoint and our overall plans. There will be two sessions, on July 8, 2020, one at 11:00 a.m. and the other at 6:00 p.m. For full details and to join one of the Q&A meetings click on the time of the session you would like to attend 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

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PCC’s Reopening Task Force met again this week to continue discussing and adjusting our preparations and plans for reopening for in-person worship. Pastor Corey and the Task Force remain committed to our individual and collective health and safety as a congregation.

Our discernment and plans are guided by the Pinellas County Health Department, CDC guidelines for churches, Florida UM Conference Task Force, and current and trending data. We are still preparing ourselves and the campus to meet these guidelines. This process has been delayed because the requirements are extensive and some of the needed cleaning products are unavailable. Also, the Sanctuary’s AC is still being fixed (if you see us sweating on Sunday, that’s why). In the meantime, we will continue gathering virtually for worship and ministries.

We are grateful for your patience and understanding as we move through these times. We encourage you to pray for one another and take care of yourself and those around you.

 

COVID-19 Resources

Florida Department of Health

Center for Disease Control Guidelines

Florida United Methodist Conference

 

Believe – Worship

Sunday Morning Worship

Worship on Facebook Live at 10:00 a.m.
The service will also be posted to the church website by Sunday afternoon and emailed to the congregation.
Click Here for Worship Order

Wednesday Morning Chapel

Pastor Nicole continues Chapel at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday. However, with COVID-19 there are a few changes.

  1. Everyone will gather outside the Chapel and if there are fewer than 10, it will take place inside the chapel. If there are 10 or more we will go to the Prayer Path.
  2. Holy Communion is celebrated every week. With the COVID-19 pandemic, communion is “picnic style.” Bring your own elements from home. The body of Christ (bread, crackers, rice cakes, etc.) and the blood of Christ (juice, water, etc.). Pastor Nicole will bless all elements.

 

Become – Grow

Children’s Ministries
Ms. Angie is giving video lessons each Wednesday with activities and challenges to do throughout the week.
Christian Playgroup Ministry is still going on. The teachers bring the classroom to the homes of the little ones.
If you are in the Elementary program daily devotions are being sent via email.
Please contact Angie Hadley by email or phone at 727.381.2499 ext. 206 with any questions.

Youth Ministries
Impact meets Weekdays at 4:00 p.m. to keep students connected. Come Zoom with us as we chat, play games, check on each other, and have even watched movies together.
Youth Group every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom. Small groups meet after Youth Group

Are you good at editing videos? Juan is looking for someone to help edit videos.
For Zoom links and Volunteer opportunities, please contact Juan Flores by email or phone at 727.381.2499 ext. 207

Adult Discipleship
Ignite is a young adult class meeting every Sunday via Zoom at 11:00 a.m. Ages 18 to 35. Contact Gary Butler by email or by text 727.512.0245 to receive the meeting link.

Sharing Life’s Journey Adult Sunday School Class has been meeting on Sunday Mornings. To receive the Zoom link, please email Barbara Posey.

Belong – Connect/Care

DONATE BLOOD 

The Big Red Bus, Sunday, July 12, 2020, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Pasadena Community Church. All donors will receive an OneBlood Canvas tote bag, wellness checkup, iron count, and cholesterol screening, as well as, FREE COVID-19 Antibody Testing.
 
Due to restriction anyone who wishes to donate blood MUST make an appointment https://donor.oneblood.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/910687
Space is very limited, there is a maximum of 4 people on the bus at a time. All staff and blood donors will be required to wear a mask. Proper sanitization is also taking place after each donor.
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Upper Room

PCC also has copies of the Upper Room in large or regular Print. We can mail a copy to you. Contact Barbara Posey: email or 727-381-2499, Ext. 214.

New! PCC Phone Gathering

Are you missing your Church Family? Now you can use your home or cell phone to stay connected with your PCC family!

On Wednesday afternoons at 3:00 p.m. Barbara Posey will host a Conference Call. We will pray together, have a short devotion, and share what is happening in the life of Pasadena Community Church. As time goes on, we will customize our format to fit the needs of the group. To receive information, call the church: 727-381-2499, Ext 214, or email

Prayer Requests – We want your prayer requests! Care ministry compiles a list each week of prayers and distributes to our Prayer Warriors. There are three ways to contact us on email or call 727.381.2499 ext. 214 Barbara Posey. A written request can be dropped into our dropbox under the portico of the LEC Building (Life enrichment Center 227 70th St. So, St. Petersburg, FL).

Caring for Pasadena Community Church

Like talking on the phone and connecting with people? Want to help with caring for the congregation? Contact Barbara Posey to participate as a “Friend from Pasadena Community Church” at 727-381-2499, Ext. 214 or barbarap@pccumc.org to be a part of this ministry.

Divorce Care

Divorce Care is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. Don’t go through separation or divorce alone.

Grief Care

If you’ve lost a spouse, child, family member, or friend, you’ve probably found there are not many people who understand the deep hurt you feel. Grief can be a confusing time when you may feel isolated and have many questions about things you’ve never faced before. Grief Care will help you meet these challenges and move toward rebuilding your life.

If you are interested in attending one of these support groups, contact Barbara Posey at barbarap@pccumc.org or 727-381-2499, Ext. 214.

Christian Counseling

PCC has two counselors, Debbie Lewis and Maria Ericson, who can meet one-on-one if counseling is something you feel would benefit you, a loved one or a friend. Both work with adults, teens, and children, have a variety of specialties.

 

Be the Difference – Volunteer

Donations for Food Pantry

Pasadena Community Church is answering the call of those in need of food by opening s the Food Pantry every Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 

Every Tuesday, we collect donations of non-perishable canned food items from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in LEC Portico. Drive-thru and place your items in the marked bins.

  • To Volunteer for either day email Anita Marshall

Donations for Preschool & CPG (opening for Essential Families)

Pasadena Community Church is reopening the Preschool for 34 children who are part of families considered Essential Workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. To help keep children healthy and safe, the below items are need to protect against germs:

  • Hand sanitizer
  • Disposable masks
  • Disinfectant wipes
  • Antibacterial spray (Lysol)
  • Rubbing Alcohol 
  • Adult and Child size face masks (each child needs five face masks)

Donations can be dropped off on Tuesdays in LEC Portico between 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

DIY Home Mask

We know that supplies to purchase are in high demand, so if you are handy with a sewing machine, here are two links on how to make a face mask.

Face Mask for Adult
https://time.com/58169…/how-to-make-a-face-mask-coronavirus/
Face Mask for Child:
http://kidgiddy.blogspot.com/2020/03/face-mask-tutorial.html