Heartland churches offering alternative services

Heartland churches offering alternative services
Due to CDC recommendations and to keep their congregations safe, several area churches are offering alternatives to in-person services. (Source: PEXELS)

(KFVS) - Due to CDC recommendations and to keep their congregations safe, several area churches are offering alternatives to in-person services.

Due to a confirmed case in the Springfield-Cape Girardeau Diocese, Bishop Rice has issued directives to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

If you would like to add your church to the list, email us at news@kfvs12.com. Include the name of your church, where it’s located and where they can join the service.


The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will hold a world-wide conference on Saturday and Sunday, April 4-5. Sessions will be at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Click here to watch.



New Bethel Congregational Methodist Church- Outside Church service at 10:30 a.m.Facebook.

Cape Girardeau


  • Temple Baptist Church will hold a Facebook live.

Bollinger County

  • Parking lot Church at Post Oak Church located at County Rd 378 Patton, MO, 6am Sunrise service
  • Outside Church at New Bethel Congregational Methodist Church, located at OO Hwy Bessville, MOat 10:30am.
  • Drive in Church at Mt. Zion General Baptist Church located 1 mile on CR 322 from B Highway, Marble Hill, Mo. SONrise Service at 6 a.m. with Bro. Otis Long. Morning Worship Service at 10 am with Bro. Josh Tucker. They will not have breakfast between services this year, or an egg hunt, but will have treat bags for the kids.
  • Outdoor Church at Heritage Apostolic located Highway 34 across from the Glen Allen Firehouse. Service Time is 1 p.m. Bring your lawn chair if you don’t want to sit in your vehicle, they will be practice social distancing.
  • Drive Up Church at New Salem Baptist Church located at 51 North of Marble Hill, Mo. Service time is 10 a.m.
  • Parking Lot Easter Service at Harmony Church on Highway 34E, Marble Hill, Mo. at 10:30 a.m. Please stay in your car or you may bring a chair to sit in somewhere in the parking lot, you will be able to listen to the service from your car radio on station 106.1 F.M. They will be following the CDC social gathering rules (6-feet apart). They will be having worship service followed by a message brought by Pastor Greg and communion.
  • Easter Service at Crossroad Church of God at 10:30 am. Service will be held outside in the parking lot. Church is located at the junction of 51/72 on the hill.



  • First Baptist Church - Sunday service at 10:30 a.m. click here then select ‘church online’ on scrolling screens or watch on YouTube, just search for church’s name, or on Facebook.
  • Cobblestone Christian and Mile City Christian will be hosting Easter service on Zoom. The I.D. is 843-936-8313, password is christian.

East Prairie



  • Zion Lutheran Church will post sermons on their website. www.zlcgordonville.org. Look for Sermons on the Home Page in the lower right hand corner, click on that, and then look for Easter Sunday, April 12 and click on the circle in the upper right hand of the box. Click on Download Audio and listen to the sermon. Zion Lutheran is also providing Devotions during the week. Click on Devotions on the Home Page and that will bring you to the latest devotion.


  • First Baptist Church- Live stream on Facebook. Services are on Sunday at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m.


  • New McKendree UMC - online services at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on Sunday
  • Trinity Lutheran Church is holding online services.
  • St. Paul Lutheran Church and School - listen on the radio at 7:45 a.m. at 1170 AM. Watch a live stream online at 9:15 a.m. on the Facebook page.
  • Calvary United Pentecostal Church - Facebook Live services on Sundays at 10 am.


Marble Hill

  • Cape First Marble Hill - services online, including kids and teen content, Sundays at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.
  • First Baptist Marble Hill -Drive In Church Service is at 11 am. Please park on the right side of the parking lot. The service will also be on Facebook.



  • Perryville and Crossroads United Methodist Churches - Facebook Live service every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. A Facebook Live Bible study every Thursday at 2:15 p.m. Search for Kevin Barron on Facebook. Both services are also available over the telephone. A few minutes before the service starts, call 425-436-6338, when requested enter the access code: 313736 followed by #. The worship service is in listen-only mode, but those who call the Bible study will be able to participate and offer prayer requests.

Poplar Bluff

  • West Side Baptist Church - live stream on Facebook and website
  • Palace of Praise - live stream on Facebook at 10:30 Sunday morning. The services can also be seen on YouTube after service times.
  • Living Word Baptist Church - live Sunday at 10 a.m. on Facebook.


  • St. Catherine in Piedmont will livestream on Facebook.


  • Sedgewickville United Methodist Church - drive-in services on Sundays at 10 a.m. on the church parking lot.


  • Smith Avenue Church - Facebook Live services
  • Cape First Sikeston - services online, including kids and teen content, Sundays at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.
  • Heartland Harvest Church - Sunday service on Facebook at 11 a.m.
  • Second Half Ministry- Friday night service 7 p.m. on Facebook. YouTube live @second half ministry and drive up church w/drive through lunch after Sunday’s 10:30 a.m. service.
  • Grace Bible Fellowship- streamed live on Facebook at 10:45 a.m. every Sunday.
  • Shady Acres Church of Christ will hold a Facebook live.

Van Buren

  • First Assembly of God Church services will be on Facebook at 10:45 a.m. on Sunday.


Alto Pass

  • Easter sunrise service at Bald Knob Cross will be televised/live streamed at 6:15 a.m. The public will not be able to attend the service at the site.


  • Anna Heights Baptist Church in Anna Il. is offering virtual church services every Sunday morning at 10:30 am. Services can be viewed on Youtube by searching Anna Heights Baptist Church, or by clicking our website annaheights.com.


  • Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church - Facebook Live at 10 a.m. on Sunday, March 22.
  • The View Church - live stream on Facebook


  • First Presbyterian Church- on Zoom, posted to Facebook and YouTube later. Click here for more info.


  • The Spark Ministries - Facebook Live on Sundays at 11 a.m. and Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.

Olive Branch

  • Trinity Assembly of God - Facebook Live at 1 p.m. on Sunday and 7 p.m. on Wednesday.
  • United Methodist Church canceled all services and activities until April 1


  • Steeleville Baptist Church - online worship on Sundays at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. and Wednesday Bible study at 6 p.m. on Facebook Live, Steelevillebaptist.com or the Steeleville Baptist app.


St. John Praise & Worship Center will do a Facebook live Drive-Thru service at noon.



  • 12 Oaks Baptist Church will post services on their website.

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