On May 19th, the Administrative Council affirmed these recommendations of the Re-Opening Task Force.
As of Sunday, May 23rd, face covering will now be optional. That being said, each person is encouraged to make your decision as to your comfort level regarding face coverings and if you choose to continue to wear a face covering that will be understood and honored.
Beginning on Sunday, June 6th, the sanctuary will mostly return to normal. Hymnals, Bibles, and all items in pews will return, the blue bands will be removed – all seating will be available, offering boxes will remain (plates will not be passed), printed bulletins will be available, communion will continue to be packaged for now.
Beginning Sunday, July 4th, Welcome Center hospitality (coffee and snacks) will return and all other church groups will be able to resume communal food. Note – Larger church gatherings – church dinners/potlucks – will resume at a later date, probably in the fall.
The Traditional Service will remain at 10:30 to accommodate cleaning between the services.