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Posts from 2020

Temporarily online only

In their meeting on December 8, the consistory approved criteria for opening our facilities for worship services and other group activities. For group activities other than worship, we will follow the MDHHS emergency order rules. For worship services, we plan to use the tracking data average from the MI Safe Start Map for Ottawa and Kent Counties and decided that the positive…

Indoor Worship Update and Details

Sunday, November 22 in-person worship has been cancelled. Please watch online. Indoor Service and Building Use RECAP – Please DO NOT attend if feeling ill. Indoor Service: Beginning Sunday, September 6 at 9:30 a.m. – RSVP required, click Red button above. SAFETY Masks or Shields Required to enter the building, and to be kept on during the whole service. 6 ft Social…

Indoor Worship Announcement

Rosewood Church Family, Thanks to the persistent work of the Consistory and staff I am pleased to announce that we will offer an indoor, in-person worship service beginning Sunday, September 6!  That means we will conclude our outdoor worship season on August 30.  It seems nothing comes with an easy answer anymore, and we take our responsibilities seriously to promote spiritual vitality…

Fall Worship Update

As churches like ours embrace the great outdoors to promote a safer worship experience, we all are aware this can’t last forever.  Your Consistory and staff have been discussing dozens of options pertaining to worship and building use this fall, and a way forward has begun to materialize.  You can expect to hear a plan for worship from Consistory by Tuesday, August 11 at…

In-Person Worship at Rosewood Church

Once you’ve reviewed the Worship At A Glance above or the full details below, click RSVP to reserve a spot. The Rosewood Church Consistory has approved a plan to reinstate gathered worship with modifications to create as safe of an environment as possible.  Through worship modifications and a collective commitment to healthy practices we can dramatically reduce transmission risks for as long…

Covid-19 Updates – June 2020 Update

As a few churches begin worshipping in-person again, many of us are wondering when Rosewood will rejoin for worship and what the service or services might look like.  On behalf of the reopening teams, I will give you our honest answer: we don’t know yet.  I intended to keep these messages focused on what we do know and avoid speculation, but the…

COVID-19 May 2020 Update

Rosewood Church Family, Change should not be feared but losing what we love hurts.  I mourn with you the loss of community through in-person Sunday morning worship.  I miss most of you.  (Kidding – don’t forget to laugh whenever you can!)  We are entering a new season of the living Church, and most of you are wondering what the future holds for…