Covid Guidelines

Due to the highly contagious nature of COVID-19 and our passion for worship while caring for the “least of these” everyone who joins us Sunday morning will be expected to abide by the following.

A. ENTERING THE BUILDING.

  1. If you feel ill, exhibiting symptoms of Covid 19, or have family members who are ill, please remain home.
  2. Enter from the North parking lot through the North side breezeway doors.
  3. Doors will be propped open.
  4. Temperatures will be taken at the Welcome Center. The standard maximum is 100.4 degrees.
  5. Face coverings are to be worn at all times (even while singing). The Minister will only remove his mask while praying/preaching and the Praise Band while leading in worship. Extra masks will be available.
  6. Maintain social distancing of at least 6 feet between household groups. People who live together should sit together.
  7. Only congregate outdoors while maintaining social distancing.
  8. Use hand waves and virtual fist/elbow bumps instead of handshakes or hugs to greet one another.
  9. Touchless sanitizer dispensers are available.
  10. In lieu of water fountains water bottles will be available on the table in the hallway.

B. ENTERING AND LEAVING THE SANCTUARY.

  1. Maintain a distance of at least 6 feet.
  2. Fill the pews from front to back.
  3. Seats are marked so households can maintain a social distance of 6 feet.
  4. A bulletin will be placed on each seat.
  5. There will be a time set aside at the end of the service to reconnect while socially distanced in the pews.
  6. Once dismissed leave the sanctuary from rear to front and exit the building.

C. RESTROOMS.

  1. Only one person or persons of the same household group should be using the restroom at any given time.
  2. When leaving be sure to prop the door open AND turn off the light.

D. OFFERINGS.

  1. Envelopes will be spread out and available on the water bottle table.
  2. Please use your own pen or if you use a pen on the table please put into the box.
  3. Offering plates will be available at the back of the sanctuary where you can place your offerings.

E. COMMUNION.

  1. When observed may be picked up from the table as you enter the sanctuary.