COVID-19 UPDATE

 

Our church staff is committed to continuing to meet the needs of our members and community as we navigate this “new normal.”  The details below are SUBJECT TO CHANGE so we ask for flexibility and grace as things are ever-changing and we will be in communication with everyone as things progress:

 

Things to know for ALL phases:

 

-We will practice Social Distancing

 

-We are encouraging those at higher risk to stay home until Phase 2

 

-We will spread out in the auditorium:

    •Every other pew will be marked and unavailable for seating

    •All Family members must sit with their families

        *Individuals without family present must separate

    •We must refrain from physical contact (shaking hands, hugging)

 

-We want to limit the use of the restrooms as much as possible

PHASE 2 - May 24th & May 31st - All age groups encouraged to return

-Sunday School Classes open back up

    -Nursery will be available for Sunday School only

    -No children’s church

    -Parents are encouraged to use the side rooms during worship service

    

-No offering plate will be passed – boxes will be located at the back of the auditorium

 

-No refreshments offered (coffee, donuts)

 

PHASE 3 - June 7th, 14th & 21st

-Details coming soon

 

PHASE 4 - June 28th

-Details coming soon

 

REASONS WE COULD CANCEL/CHANGE PLANS

 

•If there is a spike in new cases in Hopkins County starting after May 1, 2020

 

•If someone was in our facility and had the virus but was unaware until after they had come to our church

*We will always follow the Federal and Local government guidelines/instructions regarding COVID-19*

 

CAUTIONARY ADVICE

The Attorney General is still recommending anyone over the age of 65 to stay at home to view church online.  Above all, when it comes to physically attending church once again, we want our members to take whatever precautions they feel necessary for their family.