Keystone UMC

Healthy Community Guidelines



  • Weekend Online Worship Gatherings
  • Drive-In Church to Continue
  • Stay Connected Online
  • Small Groups via online and in-person
  • Deep clean and sanitization of church campus



  • Weekend Online Worship Gatherings
  • Relaunch Team implementing relaunch measures
  • Sanitize areas at entry/exit points
  • Creating avenues of entries/exits for congregation’s return
  • New training of volunteers for congregation’s return (June 18th)
  • Children and Youth Ministries—to begin Gathering in-person in small groups



  • June 21—Worship Gatherings open for in-person participation—8:00am (Fellowship Hall)—9:15am (MMC)—11:00am (Sanctuary)
  • July 5—Sunday School allowed to begin gathering
  • Online Worship Gatherings will continue indefinitely
  • Nursery will be open and available
  • Individuals and families in the at-risk categories are encouraged to stay home and participate online
  • Weekend Worship Gathering Guidelines
    • Depending on Government regulations, capacity may be limited
    • Masks are highly encouraged, but not required. Limited supply available upon requestMasks will be worn by staff and volunteers.
    • Practicing of social distancing between guests
    • Offering will be accepted via offering baskets at entrances and exits and online (offering plates will not be passed)
    • Sunday fellowship activities suspended until further notice (coffee, cookies, greeting time during service, congregating before/after service)
    • Holy Communion will be handled differently (TBD)
    • Sunday School Classes will not resume until at least July 5th. Each Sunday School Class will determine when they will begin gathering, no sooner than July 5th.
  • Children’s Ministry will be meeting in small groups
  • Youth Ministry will be meeting in small groups
  • Designated areas of the church campus will be open for small groups to meet (must not exceed capacity regulations)
  • One Night VBS to be held on July 19th from 4:00-7:00pm
  • Church will continue to be sanitized after every use. We are asking each group to participate in wiping down all surfaces after uses. Cleaning wipes are provided in each room.



  • Weekend Worship Gatherings will continue (as well as online gatherings)
  • Wonderful Wednesdays are still being discussed, but will not resume prior to the new year
  • Children’s Ministry will resume
  • Youth Ministry will resume
  • Church programming will be reevaluated and reimagined to comply with health and safety protocols (please check the website for current updates)