Resources: Online & InPerson

COVID-19 radically changed the way we as a church have done ministry in 2020 and early 2021. Now, we are excited to share some updated resources as we continue to adjust to our new normal and stay connected as a church family. Consider these resources for personal and group faith development.

Online Worship

Set up your at-home altar and tune into our recorded live-streamed worship services! Click here for the services and bulletin for this Sunday.

  • Watch 8:30 am service live on Sundays on our Facebook page.
  • Watch 11:00am service live on Sundays on our YouTube page.
  • Subscribe to these pages and sign up for notifications to receive weekly reminders when service go live!
  • To receive a weekly email with worship bulletin and links, contact office@spiritofjoy.us.

RightNow Media

RightNow Media is an incredible source of thousands of online Bible Studies and devotional materials. You can use these resources for: 

  • personal devotions
  • family devotions
  • Bible studies with your LifeGroup and more! 

To create your own RightNow Media account and have FULL ACCESS to all that RightNow Media offers, click here OR text RIGHTNOW SPIRITOFJOY to 41411. If you have questions or need assistance getting your account set up, contact kristen@spiritofjoy.us.

Families with Elementary Children

Check out our Families Channel on RightNow Media! Here, we’ve chosen a few videos your family can watch together for devotions and Bible study.

We also have been providing occasional take home materials to interested families for faith formation, such as seven weeks of at home Sunday School curriculum.
In addition, we have in person Sunday School each Sunday at 9:45am.

families with middle and high school students

Check out our Youth Channel. There, you will find some great conversation-starting studies. For instance, Apologetics with Matt Chandler. It includes a free downloadable guide for discussion.

In addition, we have the following weekly activities in person:

  • Sundays 9:45am – Sunday School
  • Wednesdays 6:30pm – Youth Group

ADULT OPPORTUNITIES

We have many opportunities for you to grow in faith in person or online. Video resources from RightNow Media (click here) can be used for your personal devotions or for your LifeGroup’s Bible study.

Online Meetings:

  • Wednesdays 7:15pm– Prayer Meeting on Zoom
  • 2nd Mondays 8pm – Monthly Moms’ Prayer Group on Zoom

In Person Gatherings:

  • Sundays 9:45am – Romans Class
  • Sundays 9:45am – Parents of Teens Group
  • Sundays 8pm – College Students Bible Study
  • Sundays 6:30pm – 20’s Group
  • Wednesdays 5:45pm – Class with Pastor Ed

For more information on any of the adult classes & groups, contact kristen@spiritofjoy.us.

Zoom Online Bible Study Meetings

As we continue to adjust to our new normal for 2021, for those that are still unable to meet in person for Bible study, we encourage you as LifeGroups or individuals interested in setting up a Zoom Online Bible Study Meeting to do so! If you need help, contact kristen@spiritofjoy.us.

Mission work

Your Missions Committee oversees several local community projects and we could use your help during these difficult times. If you are interested in helping with any of the projects listed below, please contact Pastor Conda. In addition, if your small group has ideas of how you could reach out to help our neighbors, we have funds available to help your group cover your costs.

  • West Virginia Mission Trip – a July tradition open to whole families, helping poor families in McDowell County.
  • Common Heart – looking for volunteers to deliver food to neighbors in Union County
  • Blood Drive – severe shortage!  Looking for eligible and healthy donors.  Make an appointment at www.redcrossblood.org
  • Sewing masks and hospital gowns – our Days for Girls team is expanding to help produce medical supplies.  If you can sew and would like to help, contact kristen@spiritofjoy.us.
  • Community Culinary School of Charlotte – offering takeout meals for sale to the public – place your order at 704-375-4500 between 10:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
  • Baby Bottle Boomerang – looking for cash donations for the H.E.L.P. Pregnancy Center
  • Turning Point – looking for donations to help battered women and their children
  • Changed Choices – looking for help for incarcerated women looking to build new lives
  • Soup Kitchen – looking for volunteers to prepare meals to be served at the homeless shelter
  • Ronald McDonald House – looking for the pull tabs from aluminum cans to help families of cancer patients
  • Fixing It For Christ – Sign up for the kitchen or for a project by clicking one of the two blue buttons near the bottom of www.fixingitforchrist.com.
  • School Supplies – begin looking for deals for our July collection
  • Coats and Sweaters – As you swap out your winter clothes for your spring fashions, set aside your coats and sweaters for our October collection.