Governor Kemp has given churches the option of meeting in person with caution. (April 20 Press Release)
Stay at Home order has been lifted for anyone under the age of 65 and who do not have existing health concerns. (April 30 Governor Kemp Executive Order)
Chatham County is 0.9% of the existing cases in GA, Effingham County is 0.1%. (CDC - May 5)
NEW confirmed cases appear to be decreasing. (GA Dept. of Public Health)
THEREFORE - We will begin offering limited seating In-Person Worship (50 people) on Sunday, May 24th.
We will offer 3 service times each Sunday: 9am, 10am, and 11am.
There will be no Children nor Student programming at this time. Families will be required to sit together in worship.
Please refrain from attending if you or your child, or anyone within your household, presently or recently have had a fever or have shown signs of being sick.
Services will be shorter in nature (45 min.) and will be fashioned in a way that are relevant to children as well as adults. Pastor Stephen will have a 10 minute teaching time with the children, Pastor Darren will have a 20 minute message for everyone and the Praise Team will lead us in 15 minutes of worship.
TO ATTEND IN-PERSON WORSHIP YOU MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE BY TEXT.
REGISTRATION WILL OPEN EVERY MONDAY AT NOON FOR THE COMING SUNDAY.
To register for worship, text to this number (912) 330-8461.
To attend Sunday at 9am—text "worshipS9".
To attend Sunday at 10am—text "worshipS10"
To attend Sunday at 11am—text "worshipS11"
When you register, you will receive a reply asking you to register your name as well as any additional members of your party. You will also receive a confirmation of your registration.
If the service time you are requesting for the day is full, the system will recommend you try another service time.
If all services are full for the day you register, online Virtual Worship will still be available each week.
Seating in the Worship Center will be set in rows that will be 6ft. apart to accommodate social distancing.
If you are not from the same household or arrived in the same car, we require you to leave 3 empty chairs on either side of you, to provide distance between you and another person or group.
Families must sit together. (Children and students must sit with their family. Please be mindful of keeping your children close to you at all times.)
You will be allowed to sit together if you came from the same household or arrived to worship in the same car.
Dismissal will be done in an orderly fashion as to promote social distancing.
Greeters will be present at the doors to greet you with a smile (but not a handshake).
Please respect distance and refrain from shaking hands or hugging.
There will be no bulletins or other materials handed out nor will there be any coffee available at this time.
Restrooms will be open.
A team of volunteers will be present to sanitize facilities before and between services.
Attendees are encouraged but not required to wear a mask.
Hand sanitizer will be made readily available.
Children and Student programming will resume in the future.
If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact the church office (912) 330-8461.