We are excited to announce that our In Person Worship services will resume on Sunday, October 4th. They will be a little different than they did pre-COVID times, but we have done our best to make it a safe environment. If you are uncomfortable or unable to return to an in-person worship service, our services will be streamed on our YouTube channel, and you will be able to find the link right here on our website each week, along with a copy of the bulletin so you can follow along at home. The services will remain indefinitely on YouTube and our website, so you can watch at any time, as many times as you want. We look forward to seeing you in person!
For office planning purposes only, we kindly ask that you let us know if you plan on attending the October 4th service. This is not a reservation, and does not guarantee you a spot if we are over capacity.
Attending church services provides an increased risk of exposure to COVID-19. Attendance is at your own risk, and we suggest prayerful consideration of your own personal risk factors before attending an in-person worship service. Worship will be streamed live on YouTube for those people wishing to remain home.
In order to maintain a safe environment for worship at First Presbyterian, all worshipers wishing to attend Sunday services must adhere to the following guidelines.
Attendance limited to 20 family groups. For our planning purposes, we kindly ask that you notify us if you plan on attending.
Remain home if sick, or symptomatic
Observe the commands on the posted signage and follow the directives of the ushers.
Entry and Exit will be through the main doors of sanctuary unless prior arrangements have been made.
Face masks covering the mouth and nose are required by all persons over the age of 2. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided for you.
Check-in with usher upon arrival.
Sit only in the location assigned to you.
Remain 6ft away from anyone not in your family group.
Be aware that during this period, there will be:
o No Choir
o No Congregational singing
o No offertory procession
o No passing of the collection plate; plates will be made available during entry and exit of the building, and online donations are encouraged.
o No Children’s Time
o No passing of the peace outside of your family unit (e.g. shaking hands, hugging)
o No hymnals or Bibles in pews
o No Coffee Hour
o No congregating in the church: in the narthex, at the doors, in the meeting house. Please remember to socially distance while outside.
When you arrive at church, please wait outside in the designated locations until directed by an usher to enter. The doors will be opened by ushers only. Please check in at the table in the narthex, and use hand sanitizer provided. Offering plates will be available at the check in table to receive your donation upon entry and exit, however we request that you still use online donations. Once seated, remain in your pew, except using the bathroom. The narthex bathroom will be open for use. At the end of service, please check your pew and collect all items before leaving. Trash and recycling bins will be provided in the narthex for disposal of items upon departure.