Dear New Hope Community Church,
As promised, the elders of New Hope have discussed the current health and safety measures that are in place regarding Covid-19 and we would like to update you on our new measures starting in April.
We will continue to offer an 8:30 AM – masks required worship service. From 8:15 AM – 9:30 AM we will require masks to be worn in the gallery, café, and sanctuary area at all times. Individuals or families not wearing masks in these designated areas during this time will politely be asked to put on a mask. Ropes on the sanctuary pews will remain in place from 8:15 AM – 9:30 AM to allow proper social distancing.
The 10:00 AM Worship Service will no longer have a mask requirement and the ropes on the sanctuary pews will be removed. We still strongly recommend that masks be worn and individuals and families adhere to social distancing guidelines, but we recognize that people will ultimately make this health and safety decision on their own. All we ask is that members of the congregation be respectful and loving to one another regardless of their views on this matter, and that the 8:15 AM – 9:30 AM mask requirement be strictly followed even by those walking to and from their Connect Group.
The elders of New Hope Community Church would like anyone who has not been able to attend an in-person worship gathering to let us know if there are any steps the church can take to make them feel more comfortable about attending. We have attempted to contact all New Hope members on the church directory throughout the past year, but if you have not heard from us please let us know so we can reach out and say hello to you as soon as possible.
New Hope’s Elder E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Elders of New Hope Community Church