While we are excited to slowly return to in-person services, we are taking all the necessary precautions to protect the most vulnerable among us and from potentially spreading the virus. Below you will find the highlights of how Mt. Pisgah will slowly return to regular worship services, group studies, and other ministries. All members of Mt. Pisgah should seek to be responsible citizens of our community while recognizing that our true citizenship is in heaven.
We intend to resume abbreviated worship services beginning Sunday, May 17 at 9:00am and 11:05am.
Per state and local guidelines in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control, we encourage anyone who meets the following criteria to utilize our MP Online worship opportunities.
Are at higher risk of contracting COVID19 (people over 65, people with underlying heath conditions such as chronic lung, heart, kidney, or liver disease, and those who are diabetic);
Are caring for someone who is at high risk for contracting COVID19;
Have recently been in contact with someone who actively has COVID19;
Have a fever, cough, shortness of breath, chest pain or any other suspicious symptoms.
We will move forward in the following ways. In accordance with state and local guidelines, Mt. Pisgah is taking steps to protect the health and safety of our congregation.
Sanctuary seating will comply with state guidance of 6-feet between individuals or family units of the same household.
High contact surfaces will be disinfected between all services and meetings.
Hand sanitizer will be available in various high traffic areas, and utilization is encouraged.
Masks are highly encouraged to be worn while in the building.
No coffee, food, or bulletins will be provided.
Contact greeting such as handshake or hugs are strongly discouraged.
No childcare or children’s services will be provided for the foreseeable future.
Social distancing should be maintained not only in the sanctuary but in the lobbies and parking lots as well.
Hallways and certain entrances will be closed to reduce the risk of contamination.
Please contact us with questions or concerns. We want to ensure we are doing everything possible to protect the spiritual and physical health of every person who is part of the Mt. Pisgah family.
All Bible studies and groups will meet in the Chapel.
Social distancing should be maintained by sitting at tables only with members from the same household.
All tables and chairs will be disinfected after each meeting.
Attendees will retrieve his or her own chair upon arrival to decrease the chance of contaminating unnecessary surfaces.
No childcare will be provided.
No food or drink will be served.
We look forward to seeing God's people again as soon as possible!
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