Church Reopening Guidelines

11am Phase 1

We will continue to…

*Only have our 11am service during Phase 1

*Do Wednesday Evening online

*Upload service recordings online – all 3

*Take precautions because there are many that we must consider outside of our core membership.

High Risk Individuals Encouraged to stay home during the first phase of reopening.

High-risk include…

*People with underlying conditions (e.g. diabetes, HTN, chronic lung disease or moderate to severe asthma, serious heart conditions; etc.)

*People who are immuno-compromised

Stay Home if you have…

*Fever, Cough, Shortness of breath, Headaches, Sore throat

*Those exposed to someone with the coronavirus are asked to not attend for 2 full weeks.

Be overly cautious of symptoms for the sake of others

To help ensure our efforts, we ask that proper hygiene practice be used before coming to church – hand washing, sanitizing, etc. & upon entering the church building every person use the hand sanitizer.

 Face masks will be encouraged for those 5 yo and above.

 Maintain Six foot Physical Distancing

 There will be no shaking of hands, hugging, or any other personal contact during this first phase of reopening.

 There will be no nursery, Sunday School, Jr. Church

 Families will sit together during worship services.

 Moms will have access to the Mom’s Room (maximum 2 adults and their children) as well as the nursery (maximum 2 moms and children)

 Seating will be adjusted for distancing as necessary.

 Limit Touching Surfaces

 We will not use hymnals and limit congregational singing.

 No paper bulletins or other materials will be handed out during this phase.

 Offering plates will be at the back of the church, but will not be passed and online giving will be encouraged.

 At the end of service, all will be asked to fellowship in the parking lot area and not in or close to the building entrances/exits.

 After services the hard-surfaces in the church will be disinfected.

To Prevent the Spread of all viruses

 Stay home if you are sick

 Wash hands with soap and water regularly.

 Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.

 Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or upper sleeve when coughing or sneezing.

 Keep at least six feet away from another person.

Thank you for your cooperation in these policies. We are hoping that we will quickly move through the phases of reopening and return to normal worship practices.