Join us Sunday, August 16 at 10 am
at the Farmer’s Market Covered Pavilion.

Where:  outdoor worship Farmer’s Market Covered Pavilion area next to FUMC Marion, 115 S. Church St., Marion, VA, 24354

When:  Sundays in August 16, 23 and 30.

Time:  One service starting at 10 am; concluding by 11 am.

Why:  We are family and family is together.  It will be good to gather if possible (only in a safe and healthy manner)

What:  Worship of the Almighty God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.

How:  The particulars for all to consider.

  • Please bring a lawn chair to sit under the covered pavilion.  (76 people at 6 feet apart, will fit under the shelter)
  • If you prefer to stay in your vehicle please park in church parking lot, above the Farmer’s Market.
  • We will be using a FM transmitter to broadcast the service to your vehicle radio.
  • Touchless offering: drop offering into basket (no contact)
  • Traffic guidance for in and out of parking lot to assure safe entrance and exit. Please follow signs and guidance from parking attendants.
  • In case of rain, service is cancelled.
  • We will post a video of the Sunday service the following Tuesday.

Here are four non-negotiables – NO EXCEPTIONS

  1. Masks (people will be sitting in lawn chairs and only allowed to do so if wearing a mask) (masks available if person forgets or does not have).  No one without a mask is permitted in the Farmer’s Market area.
  2. Attendance will be taken via video of all occupants of any car and of all participants sitting and standing in the Farmer’s Market Covered Pavilion.
  3. Social distancing (as people sit under covered Farmer’s Market, we can accommodate 76 people, 6ft. apart)
  4. Cleaning (minimal if any but leaving the place better than we found it. Disinfecting all equipment we use)

Please Be Aware – We regret to inform everyone of the following:

  • No restrooms available
  • No nursery available
  • No singing (only worship folk at appropriate distance)
  • No passing of peace, person to person interaction.
If you have any questions or need further information, please call:
Pastor James Bennington,
call or text at 423.557.5311, message on Facebook,
email at
Denton Staley – Program Director,
call 276-685-3743 or email at
Or the church office at 276.783.5194
Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 am – 2pm