Dear Mount Vernon Family,

It has been a few months since I have formally corresponded with you. I want to thank you for your response during this pandemic. Each week I read, I speak, and I hear of pastors and churches laboring in agony and I lament that turmoil for our brothers and sisters. As I shared, however, with a church member not long ago, I think we at MVPC will look back on this time as some of our better days. From the hiring of Isaac Toney-Schmitt to the Covid-19 Fund, to your commitment to worship and mission in new and unique ways, you have intentionally expressed your faith to one another and to those beyond our community.

We are continuing in our response of how best to meet your spiritual needs at this time. Right now, we are considering several options as we try to move forward toward what this “new normal” may look like. To that end, we are asking that you fill out this questionnaire and return it to the church at your earliest convenience so we can have a clearer picture of your thinking and how we can best respond to you, our church family.

Grace and Peace,

Rev. Barrett Abernethy