Event Canceled


Massac County Court system has announced the traffic court, which was scheduled for Thursday, March 19, has been canceled.

Individuals will receive notices when their next court appearance will be.

For more information call Massac County Circuit Clerk’s office at 618-524-9359.Continue to monitor the Metropolis Planet website for up-to-date cancellations.

The University of Illinois Extension has canceled the spring planting day scheduled for this Friday, March 20 at the Plant A Row — Watch COPE Grow community garden.

The family of Laura Ellerbusch has announced the 100th birthday party scheduled for Laura on Saturday, March 21 has been canceled.

The St. Rose of Lima fish fry scheduled for March 27 has been canceled. At this time there are no plans to reschedule.The Illinois Masonic Grand Lodge has canceled all stated and special meetings of all Illinois Lodges effective immediately through at least Friday, May 1. Additionally, all Masonic sponsored special events have had to be canceled.

The Vienna Masonic Lodge and Egyptian Chapter OES Chicken and Dumpling Dinner scheduled for Sunday, March 29 has been canceled in accordance with this Grand Lodge edict.The 2020 Kiwanis — Rotary Scholarship Spaghetti Supper scheduled for Saturday, March 28 will be postponed. A rescheduled date will be announced at a later time.

GriefShare sessions at Metropolis First Baptist church have been canceled until further notice .

Monday Night Live scheduled for Monday, March 23 at the Metropolis Community Center has been canceled. All activities and the Metropolis Community Center and the Girl Scout House are also canceled until further notice.

At The River Ministries (located at New Beginnings Church) has canceled the monthly meals for March 23.

The Chow Down for Hounds fundraiser for Project Hope scheduled for April 4 has been postponed.


Zion Evangelical Church on Country Club Road will suspend services on a week-to-week basis. The sanctuary will be open on Sundays for prayer, and the office will be open regular business hours.

New Beginnings Baptist Church has canceled all services through March 22. Sunday morning and evening services will be streamed live on their Facebook page.

Hillerman Missionary Baptist Church did not have services Wednesday, March 18. A decision on Sunday, March 22 will be made toward the end of the week

St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church has canceled all Wednesday night services and Sunday morning services for the next two weeks.

Victory Full Gospel Church services are canceled for the next two weeks.

Powers United Methodist Church has canceled all services for the rest of March.

Waldo Baptist Church will have services online only Sunday, March 22 and cancel services on Wednesday, March 18 and 25.

Church of God on 12th Street has canceled service for Sunday, March 22 and will evaluate on a week-by-week basis.

St. John Lutheran Church has canceled all services for the next two weeks but will still post weekly sermon videos on www.sjlcmetro.com, Facebook, and YouTube.

Community Christian Church has canceled all activities until further notice.

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