Re-Gathering for Indoor Worship Checklist

  • Signage in Place

“Love Your Neighbor – Wear a Mask & Maintain 6’ Distance”

“One Household can sit together – 6’ between next household”

“Please socialize outside – Thank You.”

  • Max 25% occupancy or 50 people. (½ occupancy = 3’ distancing or shoulder-width apart)
  • MN and CDC reminder: Over 60 or with at-risk conditions still encouraged to worship virtually
  • Hymnals, Sign in Pads & Bibles Removed from Sanctuary
  • Sanctuary Doors Opened ? (determine if this is more or less efficient than air exchanger)
  • Pulpit moved to choir side of chancel/stage and/or preach w/o pulpit
  • Pews taped off for a 12’ minimum distance from worship leaders (pulpit & music area)
  • Bathrooms Sanitized before any event. Education wing doors opened / other doors locked
  • Connection center/fellowship hall closed (except for Sunday School family tables)
  • Blue Crosses on Floor in Gathering Space (Painter’s Tape – 6’ apart)
  • Masks & Hand Sanitizer Available on Table
  • Bulletins Available on Table
  • Sign Up Sheets Removed – Call Office to Sign Up for Tasks
  • Fabric Chairs in Gathering Space Removed
  • Signage for one person at a time in restrooms (or one family in family bathroom)
  • Offering Plates on Table by Soundboard– Watched by…? at physical distance
  • Announcements on Screen or Made by Pastor Roger (congregation microphones removed)
  • Sanitizing Team: watch, take notes, do checklist 15 minutes prior to worship
  • Reminders of Social Distancing and Masking expectations before service

a) No group singing

b) Masks covering mouth and nose

c) Maintain social distance (6’ and 12’ from worship team)

d) Family units asked to stay together

e) Socializing outside after service

f) Worship approx. 30 minutes (limited duration in same public space)