Since Sunday, March 22, Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence has been conducting its 10 a.m. Sunday service online rather than in its sanctuary at 524 South Street.  Previously, Faith had two services each Sunday, one at 8:30 a.m. and a second at 11 a.m.

The liturgy of each online service is administered by Faith’s pastor, Rev. Jane McCready.  The sermon is given by Rev. McCready or one of Faith’s two pastoral associates, Rev. Markus Vaga and Rev. Robert Kriesat.  The organ music of the service is provided by Shea Velloso, Faith’s Minister of Music.

The services have been greeted with gratitude and enthusiasm.  In addition to Faith’s members attending; former members who have moved out of New Jersey, persons of the community, Lutheran friends of Faith and missionary partners of Faith have attended the services virtually. 

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The following are instructions to participate in the service:

If you belong to Facebook, you may go to Faith’s Facebook page; Faith Lutheran, New Providence, at 10 a.m. on Sunday and click on the Facebook live video.  The link is below.

If you do not have a Facebook account, you also may click on the link below.  As you scroll through Faith’s Facebook page, you will be prompted to either ‘log in’ or ‘create new account.’  There is also a ‘not now’ option in small letters.  Click on ‘not now’ and you will be able to view Faith’s posts, including Faith’s live worship video.  Click on the video.

The link to the Facebook page is; https://www.facebook.com/FaithLutheranNew Providence/

On the Facebook page, you will be able to download the program of the worship service.  The length of the service is about 35 minutes.

Faith’s email address is family.faith@verizon.net, the website is www.famfaith.org and phone number is 908-464-5177.

Faith welcomes all.