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This page will be updated periodically with information related to the COVID-19 Coronavirus as it impacts Sagebrush Church.
In light of the increased concerns regarding the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, including the recent announcement of the start of in-person classes being delayed in the state of New Mexico, we wanted to keep you updated on what we are doing as a church. In-person services are resuming at our New Mexico locations on August 15th and 16th. Please check out the video from Pastor Todd for more information.
Starting next weekend, August 15th and 16th, we will once again be holding live services at all of our permanent Sagebrush locations.
We have zero confirmed cases of COVID-19 on staff at this time.
We now have secured rapid response tests to help our teams respond to potential issues sooner.
We are taking extra internal precautions during the week to keep our teams as safe as possible.
If you missed Todd's Q&A in July, he took the time to answer your top three most frequently asked questions about the opening of our Sagebrush Campuses for services in New Mexico.
Are we still going to have online services after we reopen?
The answer to that question is yes. So, make plans now to tune in on the Sagebrush App (on your mobile device, Apple TV, or Roku), our YouTube channel, or online at Sagebrush.church/live. If you're looking to connect with people online during the service, join us on Facebook LIVE. For those of you without reliable internet service, we will continue to broadcast services on television throughout New Mexico and the El Paso area.
We will be streaming our services from now on. So, if you don’t live near one of our locations or if you don't feel comfortable attending a Sagebrush Campus yet, that's OK! You will still be able to stay connected to us online.
How many services will there be?
Starting next weekend, August 15th and 16th, services will be held in-person at the following times at our New Mexico locations:
Riverside: Saturday 4pm, Sunday 9am and 10:30am.
Northeast Heights: Sunday 9am and 10:30am.
Enchanted Hills: Sunday 9am and 10:30am.
Highland: Sunday 9:30am and 11:00am.
Los Lunas (meeting at Grace Fellowship Church): Sunday 3:30pm
Santa Fe: Sunday 10:30am
Farmington: Will continue to meet online until the new building is complete.
If you don't live near one of our physical campuses or if you aren't quite ready to meet in large groups yet, that's OK. Rest assured, if you are planning on joining us from home, we are going to be online every weekend with the same excellent experience you've come to expect for the past three months.
What will the service "look like?"
Social distancing measures will be in place at all locations
There will be people outside to greet you and say hello but we are asking people to refrain from handshakes, fist bumps, and other forms of physical contact.
We have added sanitation stations throughout the facility and we are providing a touchless experience so you won’t have to touch a thing to enjoy our services. Every surface in every environment will be cleaned before your arrival and recleaned after you leave.
Every other row in the worship center will be roped off and we ask that three chairs be left empty between families or groups that want to sit together.
What about masks?
According to the most recent public health order on the state of New Mexico, face coverings are mandatory in all public places. For our New Mexico locations, all of our staff and volunteer team members will be wearing masks unless they are on the stage speaking or leading us in worship in one of our areas. In an effort to comply with public health orders, we ask that you also wear a face-covering if you are attending one of our New Mexico Campuses. We will have single-use masks available if you forget yours. Your assistance in this effort will help make sure we can keep our buildings open.
Don’t forget our food drive is happening now. You can drop off non-perishable food items at any permanent physical location Monday through Friday from 8:30am-5:00pm. Farmington donations will be accepted at the Farmington Campus Offices. Everyone who donates will receive a "Love All Serve All" bracelet.
We are doing our part to love all and serve all during the COVID-19 pandemic by hosting a blood drive on August 18-19 at the Riverside Campus and on August 20 at the Santa Fe Campus. As an added bonus, for every person who donates blood, the blood bank will also perform a COVID-19 antibody test free of charge. Donors will receive a "love all serve all" bracelet as well. You can sign up at: https://www.sagebrush.church/blood
During the two weeks we were able to be open, it was so great to see so many people coming back and gathering together. Thank you all for standing by our side during this difficult time. Your love and devotion to Jesus and to our church continues to blow us away. We are so thankful for you. If you have any questions about this or other changes, we’d be happy to answer them for you. Thank you for being a part of our Sagebrush family.
4:00p, 5:30p, 7:00p MDT
7:30a, 9:00a, 10:30a, 12:00p MDT
NEW MEXICO TV SCHEDULE BY DAY
2:00p Channel 32 KAZQ Alpha-Omega
6:00a Channel 4 KOB NBC
9:00a Channel 19 KWBQ CW
6:30p Channel 32 KAZQ Alpha-Omega
MONDAY - FRIDAY
5-5:30p Channel 32 KAZQ Alpha-Omega
LAS CRUCES/EL PASO TV SCHEDULE BY DAY
4:00p Channel 9 KTSM NBC
9:00a Channel 7.2 KVIA CW
TV SCHEDULE BY CHANNEL
Channel 9 KTSM NBC - LAS CRUCES/EL PASO
Saturday 4:00p - Full Service
Channel 7.2 KVIA CW - LAS CRUCES/EL PASO
Sunday 9:00a - Full Service
Channel 4 KOB NBC - NEW MEXICO
Sunday 6:00a - Full Service
Channel 19 KWBQ CW - NEW MEXICO
Sunday 9:00a - Full Service
Channel 32 KAZQ Alpha-Omega - NEW MEXICO
Saturday 2p - Full Service
Thursday 6:30p - Full Service
Mon-Fri 5-5:30 (Message only)
So, if you regularly attend one of our New Mexico Campuses, please stay home this weekend but plan on joining us in person or online August 15-16.
This weekend, we closing out continuing our Clue series looking at the evidence that we are living an authentic Christian life. As Pastor Todd said, our world needs each of you to be living out your faith and helping those around you to take things one day at a time, because Jesus is in control. Jesus is the one who is building his church and the gates of hell will not overcome it.
See you online or on TV this weekend!
Sagebrush Church Team
P.S. - As always, we are so grateful for your faithful support which continues to make it possible to stay connected. If God has used the ministry of Sagebrush Church to impact your life in any way and you'd like to make a financial contribution, you can do so through the Sagebrush app or online.