September 18, 2020

In-Person Services This Weekend at FCCOL, Saint Ann’s, Christ The King with Online Options; Other Lyme, Old Lyme Churches Continue Online Services

LYME-OLD LYME — The First Congregational Church of Old Lyme is holding an outdoor service at 11 a.m. this Sunday. Saint Ann’s Episcopal Church and Christ The King church are offering in-person services, the latter with a restricted number of congregants. All three churches offer an online option while the remaining churches in Lyme and Old Lyme host online services this Sunday, Sept. 20.

CHRIST THE KING CHURCH:

Public attendance is now allowed at all Masses (Monday through Friday at 8 a.m.; Saturday at 5 p.m.; and Sunday at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.) in accordance with directives from the Norwich Diocese.

All who attend are required to wear face masks, use hand sanitizer, and follow social distancing guidelines.

All Masses will be live-streamed via Zoom for those who cannot come to church or are in a vulnerable population and wish to stay home..

If you are sick, have a fever, or think you may have been exposed to the Coronavirus, you are urged to stay home.

The Sunday obligation to attend Mass is still suspended.

Click here for links to participate to live-streamed Masses.

FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF LYME:

This is a reminder that after this Sunday, reminders for church services will be sent only to those that opt in by emailing pastorsusanolson@gmail.com. Email Pastor Susan Olson at pastorsusanolson@gmail.com or Emily Bjornberg for the URL to view today’s service.

FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF OLD LYME:

Here is the link for the Sunday, Sept. 13 service.

The Church will also host a Fellowship Hour via Zoom at 10 a.m. Sunday morning. Visit this link for more details of how to access the event.

SAINT ANN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH:

Between now and Labor Day weekend, Saint Ann’s will offer one, in-person service on Sunday mornings that will also be available “live” on Zoom at 9:30 a.m. Later in the day, the recorded Zoom service will be available on their Online Worship Services page.

For those who attend the 9:30 a.m. service, there will be some new traditions. Six feet social distancing, wearing of masks, and sanitizing of hands will be practiced and there will be no communion, choral music nor coffee hour.

The priest, Vestry and ushers will give guidance on procedures – there will be signs as well.

Bible Study will be offered at 11 a.m. via Zoom.

SOUTH LYME UNION CHAPEL:
Worship services are being held online at 11 a.m. each Sunday. Email Karen Geisler at karengr007@gmail.com for connection details.

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  1. Ellen Hazan says

    Do you know of churches in East Lyme that are open?

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