Churches across the world are serving their congregations and those seeking solace right now through a variety of online resources, including the many churches located in Sienna. Following is a list of how they have ramped up their digital offerings, offering comfort to both members and non-members alike.
Houston’s First Baptist Church has developed a Sunday toolkit that allows worshippers to fully engage online. Join Sunday services at 9:15 a.m., 11 a.m. or 5 p.m. on either Facebook Live, YouTube Live or Church Online. You can also tune into a service on KHCB 105.7FM at 11 a.m. Worship playlists are available on Spotify, Apple Music and YouTube. If you don’t have a Bible at home, online versions are available at Bible.com and CSBible.com. You can take notes while listening to the message by downloading the Message Notes app or accessing the Notes tab on the Church Online platform. An online Welcome & Prayer Card is available as well as key moments from past messages.
Divine Savior Church is offering online services Sundays at 10 a.m. People can watch services live from the website or listen to previously recorded messages. Prayer requests also can be made online and the church has additional resources for overcoming anxiety and praying through a pandemic.
The Harvest United Methodist Church is turning to social media to reach members and others. Weekly prayer times happen on Facebook Live at 8 p.m. Wednesdays. People can also go to Facebook Live to watch live services at 9:30 a.m. each Sunday. The Children’s Ministry is connecting with people through a Facebook Group and the Youth Ministry is offering live devotional readings on Instagram Live several times a week and issuing fun challenges and activities on Instagram.
Sienna Ranch Baptist Church also is making use of Facebook Live to stream Sunday morning services at 10:25 a.m. Video presentations of lessons for preschool and elementary children can be found on vimeo.com. Past sermons can be found on their website.
Cornerstone Reformed Baptist has selected YouTube to live-stream their services so viewers have the choice of watching on a computer, device or smart television. The services are at 1 p.m. Sundays.