Decatur Methodist response to COVID-19

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COVID-19 News and Information

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April 2020: New Expressions - My mind has been buzzing with all the ways our world has changed in just four short weeks.  There is not one aspect of our daily lives that has not been impacted by this unprecedented season.  New terms like essential and non-essential jobs, social distancing, and distance learning have become an overnight reality with a whole new set of norms impacting our daily lives.  Many of us don't yet understand the full impact of these new guidelines for social engagement.  Dare we go out or not?  Can we go to work or not?   I have heard from… Read More
March 2020: Emergency Management Plan - Our Emergency Management Plan Our leadership and pastors take our safety seriously.  We have written procedures and plans for evaluation in the event of fire; and how to deal with aggressive behavior, medical emergencies, and environmental emergencies.  We have also listed any emergency numbers needed in the event of an emergency.  In addition, they will be listed on our website for your review. We have prepared these instructions for each room across our campus.  Please make yourself familiar of the location of these procedures.  In addition, we have two Medical Defibrillators , located on the second… Read More


Blood Drive - Blood Drive Sunday, August 9, 20208:30am-1:30pm We will be hosting a blood drive Sunday, August 9, 2020 from 8:30am-1:30pm. During this season it is especially important to give due to… Read More
Vacation Bible School - Vacation Bible School Mark your calendars! Sunday, June 14 - Wednesday, June 17 5:45 pm - 7:45 pm Ages: 3 years - 5th Grade This summer, VBS will invite children… Read More
Scholarship Applications - Scholarship Applications for the 20/21 School Year Applications are available in the church office or can be emailed to you. Completed applications are due back to the church office no… Read More


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