September 16, 2020 
Vespers – Fridays @7:30 p.m.  
(50 family units limit)
DIVINE SERVICE SPEAKER: Mr. Johnny Varghese, Head Elder
TWO WORSHIP SERVICES: Please join us for worship either in the first or second service. As per county regulations, we are allowed only 50 family units/individuals. A family unit consist of father, mother, children or individuals staying in the same house.   Families please sit together in one pew and as far as possible from another family.
First Service @ 9 a.m. 
·     Wear mask
·     Social distance
·     Downstairs Restroom will be open for use
·     Bring your own chairs for safety
Sabbath School: 10:00 a.m.
(50 family units limit)
Second Service: 11:00 a.m.   
(50 family units limit)
Please follow the safety guidelines mandated by Federal, State and County authorities. The Guidelines are:
1.   It is mandatory to wear a mask at all times for safety of others and yourself. If you have forgotten your mask, a new one will be provided. If you cannot wear a mask or refuse to wear one, we request you to worship online as deacons will not permit you to come in. Gloves also will be provided if needed. Sanitizers are placed at different stations, please use them.
2.   As per regulations, only 50 family units will be allowed into the sanctuary for each service. You are requested to sit in every other pew.
3.   We will be using only upper level. The basement door will remain closed. 
4.   The main entrance will be used for entry only. Please note there will be only one entrance. 
5.   There will be two exits. 
-Through the exterior door next to prayer chapel 
– Through the exterior door next to the coat closet area
6.   Please Maintain a minimum of six feet of physical distance from one another and follow the posted signs. 
7.   Members are requested to leave the building right after the service is over. Please do not remain in the sanctuary or congregate in the narthex. 
8.   If you are sick or have any health conditions, we request that you stay home and worship with us online at 11:00 a.m. 
Beginners & Kindergarten – Zoom ID: 544-906-348
Primary I & II – Zoom ID: 578-824-5309
Juniors Zoom ID: 603-715-4157
Earliteens Zoom ID: 998-1682-2390
Youth – Zoom ID: 202-040-737
Collegiate – Zoom ID: 896-875-2541
Young Adults – Zoom ID: 742-503-651
HERNDON CAMPUS CHURCH: The speaker will be Dr. Paulasir Abraham.
WE REGRET TO ANNOUNCE the passing away of Mr. Lalsanga Fanai, one of our community members. Please keep the Fanai family in your prayers. 
KINDERGARTEN SABBATH SCHOOL VIRTUAL SOCIAL will be held this Sunday, September 20 between 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
CHRISTALIS VIRTUAL SUPERHERO run/walk will be held on September 27, 2020. Registration $30, Registration with Medal: $35, Kiddie Run $5. To register, visit
ORCHESTRA practice is held every Saturday from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  Location: Sanctuary and narthex
BAPTISMAL CLASS VIA ZOOM is held on Mondays from 6pm to 7pm and Fridays after vespers 8:30 pm to 9:30 p.m. 
HOUR OF POWER is held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. via zoom. Zoom ID: 240-954-4859. Let us make prayer a pandemic to end Covid-19.
Pastor’s Blog
Last Week, I texted a friend to find out how his wife was doing and he immediately called me and said: “It looks like when it rains, it pours.”  His wife was hit with another set-back. The world we live in seems to be hit on every side. Our country has fires raging on one side with the storm, Sally, threatening to hit on another side. All this in the midst of the pandemic. This generation has been privileged to enter a new millennium. Not many in their lifetime would experience entering a new millennium. But we were also threatened by doomsday prophets who predicted the world will end and made money selling their Y2K prophetic books. I know of individuals who pulled out all their money from the bank on December 31, 1999. I wondered what they would do with the money if the world ended at midnight that day. When that date passed, then came 9/11 for predictions and prophecies and dates and events and now the pandemic. Time Magazine, for the second time in its history, has the cover page in black with the number of deaths each day in this country with the total soon to reach 200,000 with the possibility of the number of deaths going beyond the number of Americans who died in World War I, the Vietnam War, and the Korean War combined. India has reported nearly 80,000 deaths in a day. In times like these, the promise that comes to my mind is from Isaiah.
“You (God) will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on You, because he trusts in You. Trust in the Lord forever, For in YAH, the Lord, is everlasting Strength.” Isaiah 26: 3 & 4.
Heavenly peace can be ours when we meditate on His Word and trust Him, think about Him, Keep Him in our mind, be devoted to Him, Serve Him, be conscious of His presence, His providence, His protection, and His passion for us. He not only wants to give us peace, but perfect peace, in the midst of the storm.
Franklin David
Shalom, Shalom!
“See the invisible, hear the inaudible, believe the incredible, and think the unthinkable.”