Quarterly business meeting was held on Monday, July 20, 2020, in the church's new multipurpose room.
On August 2, Colosse plans to return to inside worship. We will meet in the new multipurpose space and will offer 2 services. One at 9:00 a.m. and the other at 11:00 a.m. Masks are required with exceptions for those who can't wear masks due to medical or health reasons.
A new temporary cleaning team will sanitize chairs and rest rooms after each service. This team will consist of Regina Gresham (Team Leader), Lisa Darlington, Nick Darlington, Dana Bennett, Rose Rice, Philip Walton, Samantha Stone, Princess Sawyer, Kevin Slater, and Richard Mitchell.
A new temporary COVID-19 Response Team was put in place to ensure we stay up-to-date with Virginia and CDC COVID-19 guidelines to ensure our church stays as safe as possible. This team will consist of Robin Davis (Team Leader), Tracy Robinson, Kevin Slater, Keith Sawyer, and Anita Roy
Nick Darlington, Lin Smith, and Lee Wharton will no longer be active deacons as of the end of the 2020 church year. Rick Metzger, Harry Roy, and Philip Walton will become part of the deacon ministry for the next 3 years. Business Meeting Reports, Treasurer's Report are posted in the restricted area on the website for you to print or review online. If you don't have access to the restricted area and are a member of Colosse, please submit a request for access.
The Leadership Endorsement Committee presented the slate of 2020-2021 Officers and Directors (would have been presented at the April business meeting if it had not been cancelled due to the COVID-19) and requested a delay until the October business meeting to present the slate of 2020-2021 committee members (which would have been presented during the July business meeting). The slate of Officers and Directors was approved and the delay was approved. All current members of committees were asked to continue in their current responsibilities until the October business meeting.
Reopening Plans: Worship Service under the pavilion Please download and read the attached file for more details. If you have comments or questions that are not answered in the reopening plan, please use the online reopening form to provide feedback.
AS OF JUNE 28, in-person gathering under the pavilion began:
Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) and out of an abundance of caution as recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO), Colosse has developed the reopening plan (download from top of this page).
Colosse is offering various ways for you to continue to worship: In-person under pavilion at 9 a.m. on Sunday morning Drive-in and listen to FM 91.1 at 9 a.m. on Sunday morning Live Streaming on YouTube at 9 a.m. on Sunday morning Recorded worship service that can be watched at your convenience
Colosse is offering various opportunities for children through adults to learn through Sunday School classes that provide on-line material for children, audio, and video conference calls. Check out Sunday Schoolpage for more details.
On-line giving is available or mail to church (23945 King William Road, West Point, 23181). Additional donations to the Benevolent Fund are appreciated during this time.
Any assistance that you need during this time (i.e., food, medicine, prayer, etc.), please submit your request through the form above, contact your deacon, or contact Pastor Jeff (his personal cell is noted on your bulletin or leave a message on the church phone 804-769-2729).
April Business Meeting was cancelled. The 1st Quarter Reports that would have been provided for the April business meeting have been posted in the restricted area of the website. Also, unapproved minutes and Treasurer's report for the April business meeting have been posted in the restricted area. If you are a member of Colosse (and don't already have access) and would like to review these reports, please request access using this link Request for Restricted Area Access form.
Teachers are using various technologies to share the lesson. Please click on link to find the technology being used by your class: SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES
The Church: We may not be able to meet in our church building but we can still be "The Church". As difficult as it might be during this time of uncertainty, "The Church" can still do it's best to meet the needs in the community.
Pastor Jeff has been and will continue to provide messages to help us stay connected. These messages are being provided by video on Facebook, You Tube, and link to these videos are posted on this website.
A link for children's resources from Life Way has been added to the Children's Page under Church Ministries.
Our church cares about people whose jobs and incomes are impacted, those who are sick or shut-in, those who feel it is unsafe to go out for groceries or a prescription, and those who need someone to pray or talk with them.
We encourage those of you who can give to please provide your weekly offering through the eGiving link on the Online Giving page. If you are also able to contribute to the benevolent fund to help others, please contribute by designating your gift through eGiving to the benevolent fund.
The following online form below is for you to submit your (or someone else's) need to our pastor or to volunteer your assistance. Volunteers will be contacted to confirm their ability to help when a need arises.
As our church continues to pray: may we remain faithful and do what God commands us to do. May we rely on God to provide us peace during this uncertain time. May we never forget that God is still in control.