Keystone UMC

Healthy Community Guidelines

 

PHASE I (CURRENT)

  • 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

 

PHASE II (EARLY JUNE)

  • 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

 

PHASE III (MID JUNE)

  • 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.

 

PHASE IV (NOVEMBER)

  • 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)