Reservations Are Required
As we continue to navigate the challenges of a global pandemic, worship does not look and feel quite the way we are accustomed to. The information below outlines what you can expect if you decide to join us in person for worship. Our services are also always available online.
What to Expect
Please stay home if you are feeling sick
We are creating as safe an environment for worship as possible, but we cannot eliminate all risk of virus transmission. Even very mild symptoms can increase the chances of exposing others in your church family to the virus.
Masks covering mouth and nose are required
Everyone (age 5 and older) inside the church building is expected to wear a mask that covers their mouth and nose at all times. Disposable masks will be made available for anyone who needs one.
All worshipers will need to RSVP
In order to ensure that we can maintain proper social distancing, we are limiting the number of people who can attend worship. If you are on our eNews email list, you will receive an email each Tuesday morning with instructions for how to RSVP for the following Sunday. If it is a challenge for you to use the online reservation system, please call the church office during normal hours (Tuesday - Friday, 9 am - 2 pm). The Café will be available for overflow seating if the Sanctuary reaches capacity.
All worshipers will need to fill out a brief health questionnaire
On the morning that you attend worship, you will be required to fill out an online form with a few yes-or-no questions to help ensure that no one who is experiencing symptoms of any illness is present for worship.
Church doors will open at 9:40
We ask that everyone use the front doors to enter the building. The doors will remain locked until 9:40 am. There will be no coffee hour or structured fellowship time indoors.
Sanctuary pews will be marked to indicate seating locations
A member of our Welcome Team will assist you in finding a seat. Please make sure to keep appropriate distance between your party and any others seated nearby.
There will be no choral or congregational singing.
For the time being, music will continue to be led by a single vocalist and the congregation will not sing along. The congregation is invited to speak unison parts (e.g., Call to Worship, Prayer of Confession, etc.).
There will be a structured dismissal at the end of the worship service.
Members of our Welcome Team will dismiss one row at a time in the sanctuary in order to prevent congestion in the center aisle or on the stairs. Please plan to remain seated through the end of the Postlude.