Notices/Meetings/EventsSubmitted on: March 18, 2020
SECOND NAZARETH BAPTIST CHURCH COVID-19 Pandemic
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY ALL PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES AT THE CHURCH HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. This includes Sunday School and Worship Service. No activities (meetings, events, etc) will be held at the church.
What is the church’s official response to the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our church’s official response to this pandemic is that we believe in FAITH over FEAR. We are following all recommended protocols and directives given by the Governor of South Carolina and local authorities.
WORSHIP AND SPIRITUAL CARE
Will SNBC continue to have in-person service on Sundays?
Pastor Noble and Media Ministry will continue to stream Sunday Worship services (Sunday School was added this past Sunday).
You can access this via Facebook on the Pastor’s Page, at Johnny Ray Noble, Ph.D.
We are offering LIVE-STREAM service on Sundays beginning March 22, 2020 starting at 9:00 a.m. with Sunday School and 10:00 a.m. Worship/Forum. Only essential persons will be part of the live stream.
Pastor Noble’s sermons are still being broadcast on the radio (WWDM 101.3) for those who do not have internet access. Additional worship platforms will be forthcoming from Pastor Noble.
Please continue to be in prayer as the world deals with this health crisis. As the Deacon and Compassionate care Ministries reach out to our Sick and Shut-in members, Pastor Noble is asking each of us to communicate with our Silver Saints to minimize feelings of isolation and loneliness they may feel at this time.
TITHES AND GIFTS
How do I continue to give my tithes/offerings?
You are encouraged to use Givelify or Paypal or Cash App: $snbc1903 to submit your tithes/offerings. (You can download Givelify or PayPal from your app store or use direct link on church website at https://www.secondnazareth.org).
You may also mail your tithes and offerings to the church at Second Nazareth Baptist Church, PO Box 4307, Columbia, SC 29204.
Communication to members will continue through email, phone and church’s website. Prayer Requests, notifications, etc. can be left on church’s voicemail (803.256.0088x0), sent to church email (email@example.com) or contact through church website (www.secondnazareth.org).
Pastor Noble will setup GOTOMEETINGs for Ministries that need to host an online meeting.
If you are not on the church’s eblast/email list contact Edna via phone or email.
You can also access the church website on your mobile device (YOU DO NOT NEED AN APP).
Can SNBC host funerals during this time?
Yes, we can host the funeral. However, we will prepare to-go plates for repasts. Only immediate family will be hosted.
Can SNBC host weddings during this time?
Yes, we can offer the ceremony. However, we cannot host receptions or serve food/drink.
Is choir rehearsal canceled? Yes, until further notice.
Are ministry meetings canceled?
Yes. There will be no ministry meetings, to include rehearsals for Resurrection Sunday. Family and Friends Day is canceled.
Can SNBC host events during this time? What happens to the events currently scheduled?
All events previously scheduled for the next 8 weeks are canceled and should be rescheduled. Understand that this ban could last longer than 8 weeks when choosing to reschedule.