The coronavirus pandemic is changing when, where and how we gather to worship. Are these changes long-term? Will they affect us for many years to come, long after the threat of COVID-19 has passed?
Area churches have been creative. From services at the drive-in to sitting in vehicles to enjoying church in the comfort of one’s home, local churches and their congregations have gathered in unique ways to worship.
This Sunday is Mother’s Day, typically a day when many families attend church with their mothers and grandmothers. So what will services look like this Sunday at churches in the Parkland?
Check this alphabetized list regarding some of the area churches.
And remember this virus might have created plenty of fear, it is also a time of grace and faith.
Seek the Lord and his strength, seek his face continually. – 1 Chronicles 16:11
Two services will be held Sunday at 9:15 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. to allow for social distancing. Masks and hand sanitizer will also be available. The church has already been sanitized.
Calvary Church, Fredericktown
This Sunday’s services will be at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Social distancing guidelines will be followed with no missions breakfast or coffee shop. In addition, no Sunday school classes, nursery or children’s church will be held. Until further notice, pews will be marked and families must sit together. Only the two main restrooms outside the sanctuary and the two handicap-accessible restrooms in the Connect Center will be available. All areas will be cleaned between services. Services will also be available through Facebook Live and on the church’s YouTube channel. Anyone who has a fever or does not feel well is asked to not attend in-person worship services. Face masks and hand sanitizer will be available.