March 18, 2020
This Sunday we will once again be gathering live online as one church family at 10am 1, 6, & 8pm! We know that God isn’t held to the confines of a building but lives within each of us, and he will use us in any way possible to spread his message to the earth – even through social media! If you have been wanting to invite a friend to church, this is the perfect time! Send them the link and remind them to join us live on Facebook and Youtube this weekend at 10am & 6pm.
We’ve got some exciting things planned in the weeks ahead on social media as we all navigate this uncharted territory. You’ll see pastors jump on to share a word, you’ll get to join in on some live worship from some of our incredible Amplify Worship team, and you’ll find daily encouraging posts that you can save or share with friends to remind them that we CAN and we WILL get through this together. Make sure to follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Youtube so you don’t miss a thing!
March 13, 2020
Dear Amplify Family,
We wanted take a minute to update you on what’s happening at Amplify as we navigate the impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Pennsylvania.
A few weeks ago, Governor Tom Wolfe strongly urged that gatherings of 250 or more should be postponed or canceled to stop the spread of the virus. As of the date of this release, we have not had anyone on any of our campuses that have tested positive with COVID-19. However, out of respect for our local authorities’ recommendations, all Amplify Church campuses will be joining together exclusively online this weekend, Sunday, March 28th. Worship experiences can be viewed online at 10am 1, 6, & 8pm.
We’re excited to be back together in person as soon as possible, but we know that we can grow together as a church family while also being committed to your safety.
HOW TO WATCH
To watch the livestream, visit YouTube.com/AmplifyChurch and you will see the stream go up just a few minutes before 10am, 1, 6, 8pm. We encourage you to share our livestream on Facebook and Instagram, or invite someone to join by sending them the link so that no one has to miss out!
A few weeks ago, we kicked off our Miracle Offering! We know that God has huge plans in store for 2020 and so we ask that you persist in your giving online here: AmplifyChurch.com/Give or on the Amplify Church App. In addition to starting weekly worship experiences in Philly, we will continue to support our many local and global missions partners, as well as making improvements to our kids spaces at East and South. We cannot do this without your help, and we know that God will provide the resources through our church family. To see our full list of partners, click here: AmplifyChurch.com/Change-The-World.
In addition to all worship experiences being streamed this weekend, any large gatherings at our campus locations will also be postponed. As of now, this only applies to Trivia Night at our East Campus this Saturday, March 14. If there are any other schedule changes, we will let individual groups know via social media and/or personal communication.
Please remain mindful of ways to keep you and your family safe, as well as our community:
– Stay home when you are sick
– Use antibacterial soap to wash your hands in warm water for 20 seconds
– Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth, as well as other people
– If you develop symptoms, seek healthcare immediately
More information can be found by CLICKING HERE
During this stressful time, we are committed to the physical and mental health of our family. Amplify staff and pastors will continue to be available for prayer and pastoral care, and are here to support you by any means possible. You can reach out to any of our pastors on social media, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
HOW TO HELP
– Join together with the rest of our Amplify family as we pray for those affected by this virus, and those working to provide them care.
– Be a part of our Sunday worship experiences, and share with your friends and family. We are all being effected one way or another by this outbreak, and there’s absolutely nothing better we can do than bring it to Jesus and lay all of our worries at his feet.
– Give to support the ministry of Amplify Church. Although our physical worship experiences are postponed, our financial support of our local and missions partners will remain. We’re only able to fund these organizations through your generous giving.
We know that our God has not changed through it all. He is faithful and he is strong, and his healing power on the cross is not at all affected by any virus or illness on this earth. Let’s keep our eyes on him and the hope that only He can provide! We encourage you to read Psalm 91 and declare its promises over your life.
Love you all,
Jason and AJ Howard and the Amplify team