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COVID-19 Update

Join us as we gather this Sunday at 10 a.m. (in person or online at Spread the word and invite a friend!

The elders have approved the recommendation of our reopening task force to resume in-person worship services. If you have not seen it, please watch this video announcement from Roger McCown, on behalf of the task force. We will continue to offer the virtual gatherings, and we want to urge those who are at risk, and any who feel it is best for their families, to stay home and join us online. We look forward to gathering soon with those who feel safe to join us (remember, we will be wearing masks and practicing social distance).

Classes Resume Sunday

We are excited to resume classes for all age groups this Sunday at 9:00 a.m. Rob McRay will teach a combined adult class in the worship center. Youth will meet socially distanced in the gym. 

Parents, please note the following class options provided for younger children:

  • Nursery: Available during class and worship
  • Cradle Roll Class: 9:00–9:45
  • 3-5 Year Old’s: 9:00–9:45 in the Orange room
  • Kinder–5th Grade: 9:00–9:45 in the room across from the Children’s Worship room
  • Children’s Worship: Children’s Worship room

Note: Children will be released from worship prior to the sermon. Parents, please walk your children to the CW room and return to pick them before the service ends.

Out of love for one another, we ask that you abide by recommended social distancing guidelines when you come.

For those who are choosing to stay home at this time, please plan to join us via Zoom.

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Meeting ID: 832 9445 7882 
See Friday’s church-wide email for password.

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In Our Prayers

  • We express our deepest sympathies to the family of Judy Anders, who died Sunday, September 13. There will be a time of visitation and a viewing on Saturday, September 19 at 9 a.m. at Glenwood, and a memorial service at 10 a.m. The service will be recorded and made available at a later date. Graveside services will be family only. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that you please consider making a memorial donation to any of the following:
    • Glenwood Church of Christ (5210 Hollytree Drive, Tyler, 75703)
    • Christian Homes and Family Services (5476 Hollytree Drive, Tyler, 75703)
    • PATH (402 W. Front St., Tyler, 75702)
  • Former Glenwood member, Kathryn McNeese, has been placed in hospice care. Please keep the family in your prayers during this time.
  • Please continue to remember the Frazier and Waldrip families at this time. 
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Benevolence Center Update

The Benevolence Center is currently closed to the public, and as a result, the clothes pantry is closed. Because of this, the Benevolence Center is not accepting any donations at this time. Prepared bags of food are still being offered through the food pantry door each Wednesday from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Karing Kitchen is also offering prepared meals through the door each Monday evening hosted by area churches. A tentative opening date has been set for September 15, 2020, subject to change. 

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How Can We Help?

Hey folks! We’ve been working hard to compile a list of ways that we can be of help to each other and our community. It has been such a blessing to see some of the ways you all are encouraging each other and sharing helpful resources on social media. We can’t keep up with them all, but if you will give us a heads-up, we’ll be happy to share some of them via Glenwood channels.

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Carter BloodCare

Carter BloodCare has declared a CRITICAL blood shortage. Hospitals are relying on a robust blood supply so they can reopen for all patients. ALL TYPES are needed now. To stay up to date on the community’s blood supply, visit Make an appointment to #GIVEFORLIFE: call or text 800-366-2834, walk-ins welcome.

Love Your Neighbor

Join a collaborative initiative with Smith County, the City of Tyler, Tyler ISD, and The Mentoring Alliance to provide volunteers in serving at the East Texas Food Bank to assemble and deliver disaster relief non-perishable food boxes and/or sending letters of encouragement to our elderly population or others. For details, visit

Kingdom Kids

Here are some resources we hope you and your family will find helpful during this time.

STORIES FOR KIDS: Glenwood members read favorite children's books
Melodye and Andy Phillips read You Are Special by Max Lucado?
Gail Vannoy reads Is Anyone Out There? by Jeff White Kathy Bailey reads a favorite Bible story: Jesus Calms the Storm” style=

Bedtime Bible Stories with the Skit Guys: Every night, Tommy and Eddie will share a Bible story with you, make you laugh, and point you to the hope we find in Jesus. Find them on YouTube live at 7:30 p.m. or on demand at

WORSHIP: Songs, videos, artwork and more

Children’s Worship: Join the Albright family for a few Children’s Worship songs.

RightNow Media for Kids: Choose from more than 2,000 wholesome, educational, and entertaining videos in the RightNow Media library. Log on at, or to sign up, visit, or text RightNow Glenwood to 41411.

The Glenwood Children’s Ministry is preparing Goodie Bags (activity packs) for kids. If you would like to receive a packet, contact Joanna Neel.

Check out these beautiful Easter art projects our Kingdom Kids created!