Letter from Session

Dear Members and Friends, Online church has fundamentally changed how we do some things here at Faith. Frankly, we are trying to build an airplane and fly it at the same time. There is no playbook. We are making it up as we go along. At times we have done...

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Faith Family

Dear Faith Family, As last week’s newsletter indicated, the Session had approved moving to Phase II of our reopening plan, and set a target date of November 1 for restricted in-person worship. The rate of cases had come down enough (less than 100 cases per 100,000 in Cochise County) and...

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COVID UPDATE

Unfortunately, the COVID-19 cases in Cochise County have gone up significantly during the last week.  Due to the current rate of cases, this puts Faith back to Phase 1 – Restricted. Session met via zoom on October 20.  Faith has a COVID-19 return plan and will follow that plan.  Due...

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Our Beloved Mary Davis

Dear Faith Family, Yesterday we learned that our beloved Mary Davis had a stroke while at her home. Unfortunately, this was a massive stroke – she was transported to Banner University Medical Center in Tucson, where doctors determined that she would not regain essential functions for life. Jesse made the...

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Is church reopening this Sunday?

Dear Faith Family and Friends, Yesterday, Governor Ducey ended the shelter in place order for Arizonans this coming Friday, but with recommended restrictions to reduce the potential transmission of the coronavirus. A natural question is then: are we going back to worshipping in the Sanctuary? The short answer is no,...

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Sadden Faith Family News

Dear Faith Family, I have some really hard news to share. Faith’s beloved Virginia Studer entered the church triumphant this afternoon, surrounded by the ones who loved her best.  While we knew this outcome was going to happen, it is still news of deep sadness for us and all who...

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COVID Information and Precautions at Faith

Rising concerns about the spread of Coronavirus in the United States have been everywhere this week. Last Sunday, we instituted some new measures intended to keep all who come healthy. They include: ·       Wash your hands frequently – either soap and water or hand sanitizer. Avoid touching your face. ·      ...

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