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With Mrs. Joy

Re-opening worship schedule

Service Times

9:00 & 10:30 AM


1 Hour


200 Maximum


Families Sit Together

Phase #5

Launching December 6

Re-opening will happen in phases

Phase #1

Began June 14

  • We will begin 9:00 AM and 10:30 AM campus
  • Two services will make it easier to practice social
    distancing with fewer people in each service.
    (We want everyone to feel safe coming to worship and to be safe coming to worship.)
  • The 10:30 AM Worship Service will continue to be
  • Worship only during phase #1; nothing else
  • There will be no Children’s ministries offered during
    phase #1.
    • Parents will be encouraged to bring activities
      for their children and keep children with them during worship
    • Joy Burger will greet children and provide
      crayons to those who’ve forgotten their own
  • Gym, children’s and youth areas will remain closed
    during phase #1
  • Every other pew will be labeled service #1 or service #2 to make sanctuary social distancing easier to achieve.
  • Pews will be marked with a divider to limit physical
    contact between families sitting on opposite ends
    of the same pew
  • Cleaning/sanitizing team will touch up doors and
    restrooms during and between services. Thorough
    cleaning and sanitizing of all areas will occur during
    the week.
  • Offering boxes will be located on the rear wall of
    the Sanctuary
  • No coffee or donuts
  • Very limited printed materials distributed
  • A special seating area will be designated for high
    risk individuals who prefer additional safeguard
    against contact
  • We request that anyone with symptoms worship
    from home
  • Greeters will avoid touch and provide guidelines
    regarding social distancing
  • Everyone is encouraged to wear a mask
    • Masks will be available from greeters for those who have no mask and would like to have one
  • Restroom attendants will guide appropriate social
    distancing and sanitizing
  • No valet parking will be provided

Phase #2

Began June 21

  • Immediately allow group meetings outside with social distancing
  • Allow some small groups or classes (less than 10) to meet indoors with social distancing and Phase #1 precautionary health measures
  • Allow Youth to meet outside with appropriate social distancing
  • Observe appropriate social distancing and precautionary measures for health & safety

Phase #3

Began September 13

  • Begin Holding Children’s Church & Youth Group
  • Youth Group will meet in the gym on Wednesday evenings at 6:45 PM with face masks and temperature checks
  • Children’s Worship, 1st through 6th grade, will be held in Kid Factory with Mrs. Joy during the 10:30 AM service. All children and workers will wear masks.
  • Children ages 18 months through Kindergarten years will be combined in the preschool area
  • Children younger than 18 months are encouraged to worship with their parents in the sanctuary

Phase #4

Launching October 9

  • Groups & Classes may now meet inside in designated spaces with up to 20 persons following required health guidelines. Groups exceeding 10 people require a room of at least 1,000 square feet. Masks required.

Phase #5

Launching December 6

  • On December 1, the Church Board voted to return to in person worship on December 6, with a mandate to wear a mask while in the building.  Masks are required at all times.
  • Children’s Church for Preschool through Elementary age will resume beginning Sunday, December 20.
  • Groups may resume December 21 (pending the outcome of the Governor’s orders). Check with your teacher/leader, or the church office for information regarding a particular group or Sunday School class.


Sunday School @ 9:15 AM
Morning Worship @ 10:30 AM
Children’s Ministries @ 10:30 AM

Youth @ 6:45 PM
Groups @ 6:30 PM
Pastor’s Prayer Meeting @ 6:30 PM
No Children’s Programming

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