Church & Covid-19 Updates

We are committed to keeping you and your household safe! View our procedures below

CHURCH COUNCIL COVID-19 GUIDELINES
Salem United Methodist Church

Updated: May 19, 2021

 

Stage 1 – May/June 2021

• Post sign on door at ramp and around the church “Vaccinated persons are welcome to remove your masks. Unvaccinated persons two years and older should continue to wear masks.”
• Continue sign-in sheet. Continue single point of entry at ramp of church.
• Remove “Don’t sit here” signs from pews. People can sit wherever they like during worship.
• Continue wiping down the pews after every use of the Sanctuary. Volunteers wanted & appreciated!
• Keep hand sanitizer available downstairs in church lobby and upstairs in the sanctuary.
• Allow food and drink / meals in church.
• Remove the 15 person limit for groups meeting in the church. Please review with office before meeting.
• Resume ushers for collecting the offering.
• Continue livestreaming worship in addition to in person worship. Worship recordings will be available.
• Resume in person meetings and also preserve option for online meetings when groups choose to do so.

Stage 2 – July 1, 2021 / (After)

• Mask policy will be based on CDC guidance at the time. Updated guidelines will be posted July 2021.
• Remove sign-in table.
• Stop wiping down pews.
• Allow food and drink / meals in church.
• Resume Fellowship Time after worship services.
• Keep the hand sanitizer available downstairs and upstairs. Please continue to use at your discretion.
• Resume Sunday morning greeters. Continue with ushers and collection of offering.
• Continue livestreaming worship in addition to in person worship. Worship recordings will be available.
• Continue in person small group / church meetings and also preserve option for online meetings when groups choose to do so (example: Zoom Meetings).

LIVESTREAMING WORSHIP

If you or a family member feel sick or were recently sick we are asking that you stay home and join the online livestream option. We are currently livestreaming during 8:45 am and 10:45 am via Facebook. You can go to the church Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/salemchurchorwigsburg/ and view worship while it is happening. You do not need an account to view these videos and its free.