March 10, 2021 BACON “Next” Update It’s hard to believe this week marks a year since we first felt the COVID effects in our church community! Now, a year later, I believe we are optimistic that we are on the other side of this pandemic. Numbers continue to go down to pre-holiday levels, and more and more are being vaccinated. While we are certainly not out of the woods yet, it feels like we are headed in the right direction.
Even though we are optimistic, the guidelines we have been following are the ones we will continue to follow. The reality is there are many that still need to be vaccinated. There are many in our church community who only feel safe participating if we have guidelines in place. So, in keeping with the mission statement to “Love Like Jesus”, we continue to have the same guidelines. They are:
MASKS: For any indoor activities, masks should be worn at all time by everyone. For any outdoor activities, masks should be worn if you are not able to social distance (6 feet or more).
COVID-19 SYMPTOMS: If you are showing any symptoms related to COVID-19, or have been exposed to any who has tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 72 hours, please refrain from participating in church activities.
SOCIALLY DISTANCED: We will continue to provide socially distanced, safe seating for our indoor service and other indoor activities and events.
Here are some reminders and updates regarding church services and programming:
SUNDAY SERVICES: Our Sunday morning indoor service begins at 9:30am, and is also streamed live via our FB and YouTube pages. (Those who attend should sign-up online. Also, anyone who attends should wear a mask at all times.)
EASTER: On Easter Sunday, April 4th, we will have an indoor service, with a special start time of 9am. Also, on this Sunday, we will have an additional service at 11am, which will be an outdoor service, weather permitting. (Note: If the weather does not permit, we will have this second service indoors.)
KIDS: Kids Sunday School is being provided for 2 year olds - 5th grade on Sunday mornings during the 9:30am indoor service. Please sign-up online by the end of the Friday before to ensure we have a spot for you kid(s).
WEDNESDAY NIGHTS: Beginning Wednesday, March 10th, ALL teens will be meeting indoors – middle school and high school – beginning at 6:45pm. At 7pm, the Caravan program begins for kids, grades K through 5th grade. (Make sure you sign-up online.) Also, at 7pm, our Rugged Dudes (Men’s) group meets as well. All programming goes until 8:15pm.
FUTURE UPDATES: Be on the lookout for updates regarding our small groups. Several will begin meeting in-person after Easter. Also, we will be providing more information for ongoing outdoor services after Easter.