Reopening guidlines. 

  • Family Service ONLY: no nursery, children, or pre-teens.

  • Practice physical (social) distancing (stay at least 6 feet apart at all times). No hand shaking,

    hugs, high-fives, etc. Do not congregate in the lobby.

  • Temperature of all in attendance will be taken before entry into the building is allowed.

  • Masks will always be required (over nose and mouth), while in the building. As per CDC

    guidelines, children 2 and under are exempt.

  • Hand sanitizer stations are located in the building. Masks available upon request.

  • Exterior doors, auditorium doors, and restroom doors will be propped open (where possible).

    Please leave open to avoid these touch points.

  • Upon entering the sanctuary, ushers will ask how many in family unit and will direct you to a

    seat. (FAMILY UNIT: those living in the same household or who travelled together in the same


  • All family units must sit 6 feet apart. The chairs are marked in a way to help you maintain physical (social) distance. Please stay where the usher seats you and do not move once seated. Every other row of chairs must remain empty.

  • It is preferred that you remain seated during praise and worship. However, if you choose to stand, you must remain in front of your seat.

  • All forms of giving used during the closure will continue. For in-person giving, offering containers will be located at each sanctuary entrance.

  • Restrooms will be reduced to 1 person at a time. Please adhere to the signs posted by the doors. When waiting in line for the restroom, please stay six feet apart.

  • Please wait for your section to be dismissed at the end of service. This will allow for a staggered dismissal.

  • If you need to leave early, please inform an usher upon entering so you will be seated in the back.

  • If, for health reasons, you need to make frequent restroom visits, please request to be seated in the back (inform usher it’s for health reasons).

  • Vulnerable population please stay home and view on-line, as per CDC recommendations.

  • If you are sick, have a fever, cough, sore throat, or any respiratory symptoms please stay at

    home and watch on-line.

  • The sanctuary, restrooms, and other touch points will be sanitized between each service.

  • Water fountains will not be available. WATER ONLY, and no other food or beverage, will be

    allowed into the building.

  • If you have recently visited a state on the NYS High risk/mandated quarantine list, please watch online until your quarantine is over. Go to advisory if in doubt.

  • If you or a family member living with you is under quarantine, please watch online until your quarantine is over.

  • If you are awaiting the result of a COVID 19 test and you suspect you may have been exposed to someone with COVID 19, please watch online till you obtain a negative test result.



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