TUMC COVID Plan

Revised: June 15th 2021

Starting March 7th, 2021 we will begin Phase Two of our COIVD response plan.

Small groups that attend the online video offered below, so that they can start the week of March 21st we will be entering into Phase Two of our COVID Response plan. We will need small group leaders, Sunday School class leaders, and any other group leader to see the Small Group Leader Videos, and please make sure that the Building Usage Form is filled out and turned back into the office. 

We will walk through the Phase Two protocols at that time and scheduled groups. We will not allow groups to meet that do not attend one of the training

Phase 2

  • Worship will be modified and an in-person option will be offered. You still can view worship through YouTube and Facebook. 

  • Small Groups under 25 people can meet the following protocols and each group leader has signed the covenant and calendars their group with the official Church calendar. 

  • Please check the dates below for the latest protocol that we have in place we will be pivoting as well as we can to keep people safe. 

Covid Return Protocols Timeline

updated 6.15.21

 

Starting April 25th

We will return to a modified in-person worship option.

No in-person Sunday School or Nursey will be held at this time. ​ If you are attending in-person we will require participants to take these basic measures:

  • Wear a mask that covers your nose and mouth at all times in the Building.

  • Keep a distance of at least 6 feet from those not in your household.

  • Please use hand sanitizers and wash hands.

  • Seating in the sanctuary will be staggered with space offered in the balcony and in the Atrium if needed. If you have questions about where to sit please ask the Ushers.

  • We will refrain from Congregational singing during worship.

  • We will offer no Pew Bibles, Hymnals, or registration pads will be available for use.

  • We ask you not to attend in-person if you have felt ill or have a fever. We will still be living streaming on Youtube and Facebook.

  • The Worship Structure will be modified.

  • You will be exited out of the sanctuary by the ushers at the end of the service.

  • Communion will be Come and Recieve Style as directed by the pastors.

Starting May 16th

Sunday School Classes and Nursery will resume at 8:45 a.m. and 10 a.m. Worship Time.

Starting June 1st

  • We ask you not to attend in-person if you have felt ill or have a fever. We will still be living streaming on Youtube and Facebook.

  • Wear a mask that covers your nose and mouth while moving through the building and while in worship. 

  • Small Groups and Sunday School classes may unmask if all are vaccinated and in a classroom. While moving through the building and sitting in worship mask will still be required for all people. 

  • Please use hand sanitizers and wash your hands.

  • Seating in the sanctuary will still be staggered with space offered on the balcony and in the Atrium if needed. If you have questions about where to sit please ask the Ushers.

  • Congregational singing during worship with the mask on.

  • Pew Bibles and the Music Books will be available to use. 

  • The Worship Structure will still be on a modified schedule. 

  • You will be exited out of the sanctuary by the ushers at the end of the service.

  • All Small Groups must be on the Church calendar and we will not calendar dates for groups until they attend the training (which is now online below).

  • Communion will be directed by the pastors and ushers.

For more questions please check with Pastor Matt

If active cases rise to June 2020 levels we will return to online-only worship.