Update from the Covid Task for Fall 2021 Services
The rising number of cases due to the COVID Delta variant has made things more complicated than we originally hoped for our fall services, so we have had to rethink to our plans for in-person services. We also recognize that any plans we put in place are subject to change, as the conditions change. So, please understand that these guidelines could change.
First and foremost, everyone, regardless of vaccination status, must wear a mask when inside the building. The transmissibility of the Delta variant makes this necessary.
Second, we are planning to offer multi-platform worship services in September. Multi-platform means that we will hold in person worship while simultaneously live streaming for people watching from home. This seems the best way to keep our congregation safe and connected during this next phase of the pandemic. People who wish to attend in person will need to register in advance and wear a mask when in the building. We also expect that anyone who attends worship in the sanctuary will be vaccinated, if they are eligible. We are currently working on the sign up process. Multiplatform worship will begin September 19th at the regular time of 10 am.
We are also planning an outdoor service for the water communion on September 12 at 10 am as this allows for a larger in-person intergenerational gathering. Unfortunately, it cannot be live streamed. More information coming as we draw closer to the date.
Updates on other programs and events will be coming as decisions and plans are made.