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Health & Safety

Worshiping & Gathering In Person

 

We are so excited to be meeting together again! It is our deepest desire to do so safely. There will be one worship service at 9:00 am, and it continues to be live-streamed on YouTube.

Returning to Worship Details

Checking Into Worship


Everyone attending worship will be asked to check-in at the front door before entering the welcome center. If you are planning to attend, please come early to allow time for check-in. Our check-in team member will be ready at 8:45 am.




Attend only if you can answer NO to both of these questions.


There will be screening tables upon entry to the church for a quick, no-contact temperature check and ask these two questions: #1: Do you have now or have you in the past seven days had any of the following symptoms?

  • Fever > 100
  • Runny nose
  • Recent or new onset cough
  • Recent or new onset shortness of breath
  • Recent/new onset sore throat
  • Loss of taste or smell
#2: In the last 7 days have you been in close contact with a person under investigation for or diagnosed with Covid-19? If you cannot answer "no" to both of these questions, please join us in worship online and perhaps join us in person next week.




Masks are still Required


Masks are required during worship service for anyone 10 years old or older. Children between 2 and 10 years old should wear a mask as they are able and at their parent's discretion. Children younger than 2 do not need to wear a mask. During Sunday School, masks are required for all who are in the Elementary class or older and for all teachers regardless of what class they teach. We encourage you to bring your own masks, but we will have a limited supply available if you need one. Please resist the temptation to remove your mask while singing since singing is considered a higher risk activity for the spread of COVID-19.




What if there are too many people? Is there a reservation system?


Given the size of our worship space and abiding by CDC guidelines, we believe we’ll be able to accommodate all who want to attend worship in-person. At this time, we do not want to frustrate you or alienate guests by utilizing a reservations system. Instead, we will rely on our wonderful ushers who will guide worshipers where to sit to help maintain the 6 feet of physical distancing between families. We also have a plan in place for overflow should we need it.




What about the children?


During the children's message, the children will remain seated with their families. The nursery is open and staffed for children 3 years old & under. All children will be required to be signed in by a parent or guardian and must wash their hands with soap before playing. Our Nursery Room allows for 6 babies and toddlers in attendance. Once we have reached that capacity, we will not be checking in any more children and will advise children to stay with their family in worship. Sunday school is at 10:30 am for all ages. Masks are required for all who are in the Elementary class or older and for all teachers regardless of what class they teach.




Where are the Bibles, hymnals, pencils, and cards?


We do not have any hymnals or Bibles in the pews for now. You can follow along with the screens for singing, and we'd love for you to bring your own Bibles or use your mobile devices! There are no attendance cards or pencils. You can fill out your attendance card online. No church bulletins will be printed. You can download it on our worship page and view it on your mobile device, or print it. (The page is updated on Fridays; Saturday afternoons at the latest.)




Hugging, Coffee, and other Details


  • The doors will remain proped open to minize surfaces that need to be touched.
  • Please refrain from physical contact for now (air hugs and air high fives are cool)
  • There won't be any coffee for a little while longer.




What about Living in 3D and shared meals?


Living in 3D is not providing meals at this time. The children's activities, confirmation, and adult class are continuing though, and they begin at 6:30 pm. During Lent, there continue to be children's activities during the worship service.





If you still have questions or concerns, please call the church office: 281-391-0171 or contact us online. We want to hear from you! We don’t have all the answers but we really do believe that with your input, we can collectively do a better job in anticipating and solving any potential problems.

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5810 3rd St. 

Katy, TX 77493 

281-391-0171 (Church)

281-391-0172 (Preschool)​​​