First United Methodist Church canceling services

One of the churches in Morristown has decided to cancel services this Sunday due to COVID-19 concerns and the July 4 holiday.

First United Methodist Church announced that they will not have an in-person service on Sunday morning. Online services will continue on the church’s You Tube channel online.

“Cancelling is more to dowith COVID-19,” Rev. Walter Weikel, pastor said. “We felt like since Morristown is a hot spot, that it would be prudent for us not to have services this week. We will assess the situation to see how things go.”

As for other Morristown-area churches, they will be meeting as usual.

All Saints Episcopal Church will have one service, at 10:30 a.m. Congregants will have their temperatures checked upon entry. Masks are required and seating will be marked for social distancing.

First Baptist Church will have two services only, at 8 a.m. and 11 a.m.

First Presbyterian and First Christian churches will each have a 10:30 a.m. service only.

Manley Baptist Church will hold services at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Sunday.

St. Patrick Catholic Church will have vigil mass at 5 p.m. Saturday. Sunday masses will be held at 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. A mass in Spanish will be held at 5:30 p.m. Holy Day masses will be held at noon and 7 p.m.

The Avenue Church will hold services on Sunday at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The Avenue Kids ministry is scheduled to reopen with Sunday’s services.