Coronavirus statement

UPDATE FROM THE ELDERS

January 13, 2021

  1. Anyone who has a compromised immune system or falls into the category of being highly susceptible to COVID-19 should stay home and stay safe.
  2. Anyone who is sick or has any COVID-19 symptoms, as well as anyone who has a fever or has been exposed to COVID-19 and is quarantined, should not attend services at the building.
  3. Anyone who is age 65 or over should evaluate carefully whether they should attend services at the building. We cannot eliminate all risk of infection.
  4. We will have Sunday worship services at 8:00 am and 11:00 am at the church building. The auditorium will be disinfected between services. The 11:00 am service will be live-streamed.
  5. Sunday Bible classes will meet at the church building at 5:00 pm.
  6. Wednesday Bible classes will meet at the church building at 7:00 pm. The University service will begin at 5:45 pm.
  7. The following precautions have been taken to meet the public health guidelines and protect all who attend our services:
    1. All attendees are strongly encouraged to use hand sanitizer as they enter the building, and wear masks properly as they enter the building and while in the building.
    2. All members/families should pick up their Lord’s Supper supplies as they enter the auditorium.
    3. All members/families are strongly encouraged to practice social distancing by staying six feet apart.
    4. All members/families should come in and be seated; they should avoid congregating in the commons or any of the interior lobby spaces.
  8. Also, please note the following:
    1. We encourage you not to use or touch the song books, Bibles, and attendance cards that are in the racks.
    2. To receive updated information, you can listen to TELL, go to the church website, or sign up for the eHub.
    3. Attendance cards will not be collected.
    4. Lord’s Supper supplies will be placed at all entrances.
    5. Contribution envelopes and baskets will be on the tables at each entrance.
    6. Seating has been marked off for social distancing; in the auditorium we will be using every other row.
    7. The nursery will be open but not attended; please limit use to changing or feeding babies.
    8. Someone will give instructions on how we will depart from the auditorium at the end of the worship service.