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Last updated June 28th, 2020

Beginning on Sunday, July 5th, 2020 we will begin meeting on Sundays at 9:00 AM for adult and child bible classes, and worship at 10:00 AM. At 5:00 PM we will release a pre-recorded sermon here on our web site and will not be meeting in person. On Wednesday night at 7:00 PM we will have an adult bible study via Zoom.

Before Attending Worship

We are attempting to follow the State of Indiana Back On Track procedures for Places of Worship. If you or someone you have been in contact with has tested positive for COVID-19 within the past two weeks, or are running a fever, or have a persistent cough, or allergy like symptoms, or generally not feeling well, please consider staying home and worship remotely.

Everyone coming should prayerfully consider their own circumstances before attending. If you decide to not attend worship you can find information below about joining the live stream below. Following the State of Indiana's guidelines, we are recommending the following:

  • Those over the age of 65 and those with high-risk health conditions should remain at home whenever possible.
  • We are asking all attendees to wear facial coverings while entering and exiting the building. Children are not expected to wear a mask.
  • All attendees should continue to practice social distancing and good hygiene.

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Entering and Exiting

Entering and Exiting the building poses the greatest risk for opening our building. To help minimize this risk we ask that all attendees please follow these guidelines:

  • Please practice social distancing at all times.
  • Please only enter and exit through the main (double door) entrance.
  • Please wear a facial covering when entering and exiting the building. Masks may be removed at your discretion while seated in the auditorium. We will have a limited number of masks available at the building if you do not have one.
  • As you enter the building please pick up a pre-packaged communion set and a cup for its disposal.
  • A basket will be available near the communion supplies for contribution collection.
  • Rows will be closed to facilitate social distancing. Please do not enter closed rows.
  • Please take all trash, including your communion set, with you. Please do not leave anything behind, including personal belongings.
  • Children should not play within the building at the end of service. Parents with children will be dismissed from the building first.
  • At the end of service please proceed immediately out to the parking lot. This is the time to greet and speak to one another while maintaining social distancing.

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Worship Modifications

We will follow our normal worship schedule with the following modifications:

  • We will not be passing a contribution plate.
  • Communion will be done using pre-packaged communion sets. No trays will be passed around.

Additionally, following state guidelines on distributing and sharing materials:

  • There will not be a paper bulletin provided. The bulletin will be distributed weekly via email. If you wish to receive this bulletin please Contact Us and we will add you to the list.
  • All bibles and songbooks have been removed. We will be using an electronic songbook on the projection screen.

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Building Cleaning and Hygiene

To promote a clean environment to worship in the building will be professionally deep cleaned every Saturday. All services, seats, and other contact areas will be sanitized. Additionally, we are taking these additional precautions to help ensure health safety:

  • Hand sanitizer has been placed in high-traffic areas.
  • All tissue boxes have been removed from the pews. If you believe you will need tissues please bring your own supply and dispose of them as you leave the building.
  • If you need water please bring your own filled container. Please do not use the water dispenser in the back of the building.

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Live Stream

We will live stream the entire worship service, including song service, communion, prayers, and the sermon on our web site and on our YouTube Channel. We will be streaming the song book text during the singing.
If you have a request for a prayer please Contact Us so it can be made known during the announcements.

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