Responding to COVID

Current Restrictions: Stage 2

Worship is solely online (Zoom and YouTube); and small groups (25 people max) can use the facility for a maximum of 90 minutes with no overlap by other groups and a minimum of 60 minutes between group usage. All must be masked while in the building and must observe social distancing. See below for more information.

Stage 1

Worship is solely online (Zoom and YouTube) and use of the facility is restricted to church staff and lease holders (The Montessori School). All must be masked while in the building and must observe social distancing (lease holders are exempt while in space covered by the lease).

Conditions

TBA by Session

STage 2

Worship is solely online (Zoom and YouTube) and small groups (25 people max) can use the facility for a maximum of 90 minutes with no overlap by other groups and a minimum of 60 minutes between group usage. The church staff and lease holders (The Montessori School) are not restricted from use. All must be masked while in the building and must observe social distancing (lease holders are exempt while in space covered by the lease).

Conditions

The COVID-19 Community Scorecard is at Stage 2 or less and hospital capacity is at 15% or more. From www.epstrong.org.

Stage 3

Worship is online and in-person in the sanctuary. Groups can use the facility for a maximum of 90 minutes and a minimum of 60 minutes between group usage. Overlapping use by groups must be separated by rooms with separate HVAC systems. The church staff and lease holders (The Montessori School) are not restricted from use. All must be masked while in the building (lease holders are exempt while space covered by the lease).

Conditions

The COVID-19 Community Scorecard is at Stage 3 or less and hospital capacity is at 14% or less. From www.epstrong.org.

Please see the following additional conditions of facility use by outside groups:

  • *Since not all people in the building are vaccinated or able to be vaccinated at this time, ALL meeting participants must be masked and practicing social distancing while in the building.

  • *all in person meetings will take place in the fireside room to allow for separate entrance and exit

  • *if meetings are being conducted as hybrid meetings (both virtual and in person), the group is responsible for equipment and operation of such equipment.

  • *kitchen is off limits at this time