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Indoor In-Person Worship

Session Guidelines for Indoor, In-Person Worship

Updated by session 11/30/21.  This supersedes all previous versions.

 

  1. Masked and socially distanced regardless of vaccination status.  We recommend this to protect those who cannot be vaccinated until such a time as they can.
  2. Limited to 45 minutes.
  3. All vaccinated worship leaders will unmask for respective parts including choral quartet anthem.
  4. Choral singing will be led by a maximum of 20 masked singers, all of whom must be vaccinated (this applies to early worship music team).
  5. All congregational singing will be masked.  Limited to 4 hymns/songs.
  6. Seating Guidelines:
    • Seating in the sanctuary will be spaced so that every row can be used.  Visitors will alternate between left and right sides of pews on even and odd rows.
    • Filling of pews will be concentrated from front to back, as possible.
    • Visitors will be asked to sign the friendship pad in their pew or pod.
  7.  Restrooms will be available but limited to one person at a time/one person and one assistant, as needed.
  8. No nursery. A separate space for parents with a restless child will be made available.
  9. When worship is over, please remain masked and socially distant as you visit with one another in the narthex.
  10. The doors at the Preschool entrance will be unlocked for Worship services.