From the Desk of Pastor Paul Wilson, II.
Endtime United Ministries
7416 Evelyn T. Butts Avenue | 757.853.2439
Praise the Lord Saints of the Most High God:
I want to take the time to provide our fourth released statement to our local assembly regarding the spread of COVID-19 and our position and responsibility as members of the Body of Christ. So much has taken place in our state and in our nation since our last statement on April 28, 2020. Seemingly, the focus on COVID-19 has shifted to the inevitability that we are a long way from the racial equality and social justice that is mentioned in the Bible and taught by civil rights leaders. We must see these as praying times, understanding that our God is attuned to the effectual and fervent prayers of the righteous.
We are still operating in the promise that God is a keeper and a very present help in the time of trouble (Psalm 121:5, 46:1). I remain proud to serve as the Pastor of Endtime United Ministries, seeing the love and support that each of you has given while we have had to adjust almost weekly from all of the things that are happening. Know this—that what has us in a state of reaction is not a surprise to God. This truth alone gives me a blessed assurance that God has all things in control.
In the June 2, 2020 press conference, Governor Northam announced that our state will enter Phase II on Friday, June 5, 2020. While we are undoubtedly making progress through our commitment to God’s Word and obedience to the recommendations of science, I want to remind you that this virus is still present and has not gone away. Because of this, I urge you not to take down your stance, and to continue to be vigilant in wearing a face mask in public, using proper hand washing techniques, and maintaining social distancing. This means we must be wise in our social interactions and take the precautions we need to stay safe over these pivotal weeks.
This statement provides an update from our April 28 memo regarding each area of our ministry. The next few pages will delineate our plan as of June 3, 2020 for addressing the safety and health of our congregation and community. Again, thank you for your commitment to this local assembly, and for your faith in the God that is within your leadership to make well-informed, wise, and spiritual decisions on behalf of our church.
Pastor Paul M. Wilson, II.