Regular Services & Activites Paused Till End of April

After consulting with our Deacons, we have decided we must continue to support the request of our President, our Governor and local Health Officials to not have gatherings of 10 or more people through the end of April in order to help slow the spread of the Coronavirus.

This means at least four more Sundays without our regular services. We will continue to provide a Livestream Sunday Worship Service at 10:30 am on our Church Facebook page. We have averaged between 750-1000 views our first three weeks of doing the Livestream (About 250 views by the end of the Livestream hour!). Once the Livestream ends, it is a recorded video that can be watched anytime. You can view any of those worship videos here.

I know this is a difficult time. But God is going to provide for you and your family, and He will provide for His church. We are going to come out the other side of this stronger and better equipped to serve the Lord!

If you are in need of help getting food and supplies, please let us know. We have some folks willing to get supplies for people who cannot get out, or don’t want to get out because you are in a higher risk category. We can bring the supplies to your house and leave them on the porch for you. Send me an email at brkcmo@gmail.com. Or you can call the church at 893-2600 and leave a message. We will get back to you.

Our Administrative Assistant, Susan, is now working from home, following the directive from the Health Department. But we are checking phone messages regularly.

The church did sustain hail damage on Friday, March 27. Here is a video from our house about 1/2 mile away from the church that gives you an idea how the hailstorm looked! The roof is being checked out today by the insurance company. So pray this will all work out the way it needs to. The church bus and van also have broken windshields and dents. We have contacted the insurance company about it.

Thank you to everyone for your faithful giving. We made it through the month of March, able to pay all bills! April will be challenging. But I know the Lord will provide what we need through His people. We do now have an online giving option available, and you can certainly mail your tithes and offerings to the church. We are checking the mail daily.

We must consider that what we are doing in pausing regular activities IS a ministry. We are serving others. We are sacrificing for the good of others. Philippians 2:4 says: “Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others. “ What we are doing is saving lives. Thank you for your service and for your love for others. May God bless you and keep you.

Pastor Brian

No Newsletter for April

This is just a heads up to let you know there will be no Church Newsletter for April.

With all the chaos and turmoil surrounding the Coronavirus Crisis, I talked with Susan, our Administrative Assistant, and decided there would be little point in sending it out under the current circumstances. We are trying to communicate using phone calls, emails, and posts on Facebook as well as here at the Cornerstone Website.

We are unsure when we will be able to resume regular services, and information we might put in a printed newsletter could be out-of-date before it even gets to homes.

As soon as we get past the Coronavirus Crisis, we will resume sending the monthly newsletter. Thank you for your understanding in the midst of these trying times.

Pastor Brian

Services & Activities Paused for 15 Days to Join Coronavirus Battle

Dear Church Family,

This is an unprecedented time for our nation, our community, and our church.

President Trump and the Coronavirus Task Force on Monday, March 16, 2020, strongly urged that there be no gatherings of 10 or more people for the next 15 days in an effort to curb the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). I said last week that we would continue with our Church Services and Activities until or unless our Leaders and Health Officials asked us not to. That moment has arrived.

I have consulted with our Deacons and we have made the difficult decision to suspend our regular church services and activities in an effort to do our part to protect our members, our community and our nation. Let us pray that these 15 days will be a turning point in the battle against the Coronavirus. We will reassess the situation after these 15 days have passed.

We will provide an online worship service on Sundays at 10:30 am using Facebook Live. You can go to the Cornerstone Facebook Page (facebook.com/cornerstonejeffcity) to view the service. The video of the service will also be posted on our Cornerstone Church Website (cornerstonejeffcity.org) once the service is completed, and you can view it there anytime.

We will use the Church Facebook Page and the Church Website to communicate daily as this crisis progresses. You will be in my prayers, and you can always call me if you need to talk or if you have a need. The fact we are pausing our meeting together for this time does not mean we are ceasing to be a church family.  Stay close to the Lord, and let Him use your life to be a blessing to others.

Our church must continue paying bills during this time. So if you can mail your tithes and offerings to the church (4930 Old Lohman Rd, Jefferson City, MO 65109), or bring them by during this time, it will be a great blessing. In fact, one of our fine deacons suggested that on Sundays from 9am-12nn, we have the front door open and an offering plate just inside the door. If you would like to just drive by and drop off your offering and return home, you can do so. We hope to have an online giving option available very soon. We’ll keep you posted about that.

Remember the words of Jesus: “Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.”John 14:27

You are a wonderful people, and it is an honor to serve alongside you in times such as this. May God bless you and take care of you.

Your Pastor,

Brian K. Credille

Worship the Risen Christ with us Easter Sunday – April 12 – Sunrise, Breakfast – Schedule!

Easter Sunday is a glorious day! We celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. He is alive! That profound truth changes everything. We hope you will spend the morning with us – all or part of it – in celebrating the Risen Lord. Here’s the schedule:

  • 7:00 AM – Easter Sunrise Service
  • 8:00 AM – Easter Breakfast (cooked by the men of the church)
  • 8:45 AM – Special Easter Activity for Children
  • 9:30 AM – Sunday School for all ages
  • 10:30 AM – Easter Worship Service (Easter Music & Message)
  • (No Evening Worship)

As you can see, it will be a great morning! It will be even better if you join with us to lift up our Savior, Jesus Christ, who loves us, and who is alive today!