In light of the recommendations from our National and State officials, we want to make sure we are keeping our communities safe and healthy. The following measures will be implemented for our Sunday services.
1) We strongly encourage the at-risk population (those 65 and older and with underlying health conditions) to continue to watch and participate with us in the service remotely (online).
2) For those who desire to attend Sunday service in person, the following protocols must be followed:
- a. Hands must be sanitized before entering the sanctuary (sanitizer will be available in our lobby entrance).
- b. Keep at least two empty seats (or six feet separation) between parties in any row.
- i. Two or more members of the same household can sit adjacent (next) to one another, with two seats (or six feet separation) empty on either side.
- ii. Two individuals who are not members of the same household but who are attending together can sit adjacent to one another, with two seats (or six feet separation) empty on either side.
- iii. We are also asking all who attend to refrain at this time from shaking hands and/or giving hugs [even though we’ll be glad to see everyone]. A smile and a wave will do.
- iv. If you’re inclined to wear your mask you are welcome to do so. Wearing of masks, although recommended, is not mandatory.
3) Please do not attend the service in person if you are experiencing any of the following signs or symptoms of possible COVID-19 (contact and/or call us if you need prayer, we’re always available):
- a. cough,
- b. shortness of breath or difficulty breathing,
- c. chills,
- d. repeated shaking with chills,
- e. muscle pain,
- f. headache,
- g. sore throat,
- h. loss of taste or smell,
- i. diarrhea,
- j. feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 100.0 degrees Fahrenheit,
- k. or have had known close contact with a person who is lab confirmed to have COVID-19.
4) On Sundays until further notice, access to our lobby, Children’s Classes and Nursery will not be available.
5) We will Regularly and frequently clean and disinfect any regularly touched surfaces, such as doorknobs, tables, chairs, and restrooms during the service and thoroughly between services.
Note: All employees and volunteers are trained on appropriate cleaning and disinfecting and other measures including social distancing, face covering, hand hygiene, cough etiquette, cleanliness, and sanitation.
Praise the Lord! We look forward to the Lord opening up the avenue of returning to our church gatherings as His people. This will broaden as we move into a full return to normalcy. Our God is in control, and as His people we will continue to press forward in faith in the fulfillment of His vision for our world.