PROCEDURES FOR REOPENING

GENERAL GUIDELINES

  • If you are sick, stay at home.
  • If you are considered high risk, stay at home.
  • If you are uncomfortable attending live worship, stay at home.
  • If you plan to attend in person worship you will be required to sign up. Seating is limited and spots will be filled on a first come first serve basis. Sign ups for worship will be available the Monday prior to every Sunday worship. If you receive the church e-news an email will be sent on Monday that allows you to sign up for worship. In addition, the sign up will be available on the website on Mondays.
 

SOCIAL DISTANCING

We will practice Social distancing which includes:

  • No handshaking or other physical contact.
  • Stay at least 6 feet away from other people.
  • We are asking you not to congregate before or after services.
 

ARRIVAL

  • You will be greeted by individuals wearing masks and gloves.
  • We strongly encourage you to wear a mask.
  • Hand sanitizer will be available as you enter and as you leave.
 

SEATING

  • Many chairs have been removed from the worship center and seating is spread out.  Please be flexible regarding where you are asked to sit.
  • Ushers will assist you to a seat.
  • Family units will be seated together.
  • Once seated, you are encouraged to remain seated throughout the duration of worship.
  • After worship ushers will dismiss you to facilitate social distancing.
  • Please be patient with the ushers as they do their best to seat you quickly and safely.

OFFERING

  • We will not be collecting the offering as we have in the past. The offering plate will be in the located near the entrance/exit or you may give electronically or by mail.
 

COMMUNION

  • Communion will be available in worship and a drive-thru by the Saving Grace tent located on the south side of the worship center. 
 
MISCELLANEOUS
  • Pencils, Connection Cards, etc. will not available in the chairs.
  • Bibles typically available in the worship center will be removed. Bring your own Bible or use a Bible phone app.
  • Children’s “Busy Bags” will not be available. Bring coloring pages and toys from home if needed for your children.
  • No refreshments will be served before or after worship.
  • Once everyone has departed the church the doors will be shut for sanitizing for the next worship.
 

LIVE BROADCASTING

  • We will livestream the Traditional 8am worship and the Contemporary 10:30am worship for those staying home.

These changes are new for everyone and we all may experience some confusion, disappointment, or anxiety as we adjust. Please bring your patience, your smiling eyes, and a big dose of love for one another and for the Lord.

If you have any questions, please email us at info@savinggracelc.org or call the church office at (480) 888-9673.