To our Ticket Holders, Fans, Support Team and all who wanted to come to the #ONECHURCH Festival:

It is with a solemn heart that due to the Covid-19 pandemic that we will be postponing our event until we are clear on how we can move forward. In fairness to the amazing artists, we have reached out to them and their agencies to cancel their contracts for this year. Our goal is to come back in 2021 with another great line up. 

Our Governor in the state of Michigan has issued a 6 phase plan to help reopen Michigan’s economy. We are currently in phase 3. It is not until phase 6 that we can have large group restrictions lifted. Phase 6, according to her plan cannot start until there is taken up an effective treatment or a vaccine becomes available. Even in phase 5 social distancing must be followed. This unfortunately makes it impossible to have the festival. It dramatically cuts the attendance we could have and we would never be able to cover the costs. 

Covid-19 has affected all of us. So many lives have been lost, so many are out of work, so many small businesses are being crushed. The list goes on and on. As Christians we have a unique opportunity to be the hands and feet of Jesus in the midst of this storm. There are ways that each of us can give. Whether that’s by volunteering locally to help those in need, an encouraging post on social media, a donation to a community effort or picking up the phone and checking on your neighbors. We all have a part in this. History has recorded that the church has always stepped up in times of tragedy, financial depression, wars, and pandemics. This is our time. We cannot let fear win. In the words of Lecrae, “F-E-A-R has two meanings: Forget Everything And Run or FACE EVERYTHING AND RISE” Our prayer is that we see the church RISE through this in ways that affect our culture for generations to come. What if the church LOVED so LOUDLY through all of this, that everyone who heard it had to go and seek out where that love came from and in that process they found Jesus?

The entire heart behind the #ONECHURCH Festival is to remind believers of the POWER that Jesus gave His CHURCH. The mission is NOT divided. The mission is Jesus. Jesus is what connects every believer no matter what name is on the doors of the buildings we were used to walking in. It is the GOOD NEWS about His life, His death, and His resurrection that matters. 

Part of the #ONECHURCH Festival is an area wide mission project called Mission of HOPE. Mission of HOPE will still be taking place this August. This year we are expecting the need to be even greater than last year due to COVID-19. Last year with your help we sent over 900 kids back to school with new gym shoes, gave out over 400 backpacks stocked full of school supplies, gave 194 haircuts, donated 1000 packages of diapers, sent home 150 home health kits, gave out over 10,000 lbs of groceries, and thousands of hygiene products. We would love to have your help this year.

Due to the postponement of the #ONECHURCH Festival we have 3 options available for our ticket holders.

1. Refund 

2. Half Partnership with Mission of HOPE. (50% will be refunded back to you. 50% donated to Mission of HOPE) 

3. Full Partnership with Mission of HOPE. (100% will be donated to Mission of HOPE)

Every person who donates will have their name or business on our banner at Mission of HOPE, on our social media pages, and on the back of our T-Shirts. For every $50 you donate you will also receive a free Mission of HOPE T-shirt. We couldn’t do what we do without you. Thank you for your consideration in partnering with us.

We are a non-profit so 100% of all donations qualify for a tax deduction. WE NEED TO KNOW BY MAY 28 WHAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO DO. Please email us at onechurch906@gmail.com

Refunds will take 2-4 weeks. We appreciate your prayers, your support, your patience, and your love for Jesus. We are #ONECHURCH.

Paul Culbertson
Director of the #ONECHURCH FESTIVAL

onechurch906.com / onechurch906@gmail.com / missionofhope906.com / missionofhope906@gmail.com

906.241.6061 301 N. Lincoln Escanaba, MI 49829