Our church has resumed indoor, in-person worship, with worship live-streamed to our YouTube channel. If you plan to join us in the sanctuary, we ask that you follow our current health & safety rules, as listed below. If you would like to access worship via YouTube, please click "worship" and visit our "past services" page.
Current Health & Safety Rules as of 12/1/2020 -Masks or cloth face coverings must be worn at all times in the building. Exceptions are made for those with a medical reason and young children (under age 5.) -Please enter the building through the Fellowship Area doors at the upper lot. They will be open for “touch free” entry. -The circles on the floor in the Fellowship Area allow for 6 feet of space between households as you wait to check in for worship. -When you arrive at the check-in table, you will be marked off on our attendance sheet (or asked to give your contact information, in case it’s needed for contact tracing.) Your temperature will then be taken. A basket will be on the table for your offering (you can also mail it directly to the church.) -After checking in, you will be asked to use the hand sanitizer from the dispenser near the entrance to the sanctuary. Your household will be ushered to a seat by one of our designated volunteers. Households will be seated from front row to back row. Households will sit together, with at least three empty chairs between them and the next household. Chairs unavailable for use will be roped off with ribbon, while those available for use will have a bulletin on the seat. -During the service, you will be able to participate in responsive prayers. We ask that you speak softly. There will be no singing during the service, but you are invited to reflect while music is played by our musicians. -Bathrooms will be limited to one person at a time (or one parent/one child.) After use you will need to spray the toilet, door handles, and sink with the bottle of sanitizer. No wiping is necessary after its use. The bathroom door will be propped open when unoccupied, closed when occupied. -At the end of the service, you will be “dismissed” from the sanctuary by an usher from the back row to the front row and escorted directly outside. Please do not stop to chat in the Fellowship Area or the sanctuary. You may do so outside, as long as masks continue to be worn and physical distancing continues to be followed. -Avoid physical contact with others who are not in your household. -At this point in time, we are unable to safely provide in-person children’s ministry activities during worship. Caregivers are encouraged to bring quiet activities for children, if they think they will need them.
These current rules have been put in place out of love and respect for the health and safety of ALL people. As God has loved us, God has called us to love others. In these pandemic times, this is how we show that love. If you are unable to abide by these rules, or if you have underlying health concerns that put you at high risk for COVID-19 complications, we encourage you to continue to participate in virtual worship at home. Please remember that, though we are apart, we are still one in Christ Jesus, united by the Spirit of our Living God.
Blessings and we look forward to worshiping with you, no matter where you will be worshiping. Cross Roads Presbyterian Church COVID-19 Task Force