June 7th, 2021
Pastor Matt here, to once again give you an update on where things currently stand in regards to the current mandates and restrictions in the state of Oregon and what that means for us here at CBC.
Simply put, mandates and recommendations are changing almost daily at this time.
I'm sure you're well aware of the state of Oregon's "Risk Levels" (Risk_Levels.pdf). This chart is provides allowances and guidelines for each tier of risk. These tiers are then assigned to individual counties throughout the Oregon. Currently (6/7/21) we are in the "High Risk" level. The good news is that "religious organizations" have been given different designation than in earlier months, therefore occupation limits are now a recommendation and not mandated. Furthermore, with increasing vaccination numbers there are new recommendations for mask wearing for those who have been vaccinated when indoors.
We respect everyones personal convictions and conscience surrounding these matters and we trust that wherever you land, above all, you will love one another in all ways. So, whether you are vaccinated or not, wearing a mask or not, above all we trust that you have the best interest of the whole in mind when attending any CBC activity. We understand how divisive these things can be so we urge everyone to find the grace necessary for differing opinions and ideas, while going out of your way to serve and love one another.
We are currently meeting live and in person for our regular 10:15am service every Sunday morning. We have plenty of overflow seating so if you're comfortable, please consider joining us.
*Please note - we currently are offering nursery during our Sunday morning worship service.
Live Stream - We are excited to be able to offer our new and improved live stream of our Sunday morning service via YouTube Live. You can find the link to this service in two places, 1) on the home page of our website (just click here to be directed to the link), 2) You can go to our church YouTube Channel by clicking here!
Finally, we understand the wide ranging views and feelings surrounding these guidelines and the overall fatigue of all that's going on in the world around us. We continue to seek God in prayer and through his word for wisdom in these matters and we humbly ask that you would join us in doing the same. God is still on His throne and we can certainly put our faith and trust in His plan and purposes.
With much love,
The Leadership at CBC