Rodman’s Response to Coronavirus

Dear Rodman Family:

We would like to start off by sharing that your health, welfare, and safety always remain our utmost concern. As you are anticipating visiting the church for service or meetings, we anticipate that you may have questions about our efforts to manage Coronavirus (COVID-19).

We want you to feel confident, whenever you visit, that all our actions are focused on your health-well-being and comfort. Here a just a few items we want you to be aware of:

– When you visit the church, be assured that commonly used areas and items such as desks, pews, chairs, door handles, bathrooms are being disinfected on a continual basis throughout the day. Additionally, hand sanitizers are present in all areas and all floors.

– Our facilities staff has cleaned the church prior to your visit with disinfectant and multi-purpose cleaner, bleach utilizing disposable wipes instead of reusable cloths.

– We will refrain from hugging, kissing and shaking hands.

We have some tips on how to adjust effectively:

DON’T PANIC: We serve the Great Physician! Being a source of calm and reason is even more vital considering an outbreak of this nature. Remind those you minister to of Whom we put our trust, faith, and hope in!

COMMUNICATE: We will use the phone tree, emails, text messaging, our website (www.rodmanstreetchurch.org), Facebook and other social media platforms to update each of you.  Being able to use these various communication platforms will help us to inform you regarding meeting time changes, health policies, and any other alerts you may need.

LIVE STREAM: All of our services will be live streamed at (www.rodmanstreetchurch.org). We will be livestreaming every Sunday at 10:00 am. Press the watch live button. The service will also be on Facebook Live. We will also do Word Up Wednesdays at 12:00 noon every week through Facebook Live and conference call. Pastor Canady will also give an empowering message and prayer each night at 7:00 pm on Facebook Live and the conference call 412-430-0330 code 234093.  We will also use other media platforms. 

GIVING: The economic impact and the ability to meet our obligations will be adversely affected during this time. We are asking each of you to continue to participate in being good stewards by giving your tithes and offerings so that we can continue our mission of serving God and the Body of Christ. 

Please give electronically at www.rodmanstreetchurch.org Press the Give to the Street button and follow the instructions.  You can request an email receipt immediately.

Or text to give at 888-995-8082. Type rodmanstreet and send (please note: type rodmanstreet without any space between the words). The first time, the system will ask you for your credit card information and then text… rodmanstreet …and the amount of your tithe/offering. You will receive a receipt immediately. (example rodmanstreet  135.00) (please note: place a space between rodmanstreet and the amount you are giving.)

You can also write a check and mail to Rodman Street Baptist Church 6111 Rodman Street Pittsburgh, PA 15206, or you can bring your check by the church and place it through the mail slot in the side door on the parking lot side.

The church office will be closed during this time. Please feel free to leave a voice message by pressing 0 in the general mailbox or listen to the name directory.

During this time, we will not be making hospital or nursing home visits or in-home visits with communion for your safety and the safety of our Ministers, Deacons, Deaconess, Lay Ministers and Staff. 

Please feel free to contact your Lay Minister or Deacon on Call to inform us of any critical needs you may have during this time.

Please read your Weekly Confessions (under Resources on Website), Lenten Devotional, Romans, 1Corinthians, 2 Corinthians and the beautiful Psalms.

Our God is faithful and will see us through!

Join Us

Join us in the Sanctuary at 7:15 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. for our Praise & Worship Celebration. Can’t attend? Watch the worship service live on our website, or download the Livestream app from the App Store or Google Play to watch us on your iPad, iPhone or Android device.

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