In Person Worship 

 

June 18, 2022 update: DuPage County, along with much of the Chicago metropolitan area,

are currently in the medium COVID-19 Transmission Level.  

If you have any COVID-like symptoms, been around anyone with COVID or feel ill in any way,

please worship from home

Worship will be available livestreamed at chcpc.online.church

Things You'll Want to Know Before Attending

General Information:

  • If you are attending in-person, masks are optional. The CDC does however recommend continuing to mask indoors if you are at high risk for severe illness.

  • Currently,

    • No reservations required.

    • No capacity limits on the number welcome to attend.

    • Hymnals and bibles will be in the pews.

    • Congregational singing and participation in liturgy has resumed.

    • Seating in the sanctuary will be unrestricted. For those desiring social distance seating, we provide a section of the pews on the window side of the sanctuary roped off with purple ribbons.  

Procedures

  • No one should attend in person worship if they have recently tested positive for COVID-19, have been in close contact with someone known to have tested positive, or are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19 including fever, cough, muscle aches, or stomach upset.

  • Entry will be permitted through all doors.

  • There will be no staffed Nursery in operation. Children of all ages are always welcome in worship and the Chapel is available if you need to step away.

  • Following the conclusion of worship, congregants can leave by either door and fellowship time will be outside, weather permitting. 

Conduct of the Service

  • Those leading the service, including the pastor(s) and liturgist are encouraged to wear a mask when they are not speaking. 

  • The leader presenting the time for youngest disciples is encouraged to wear a mask. 

  • Music can be provided by an accompanist on the organ or piano and the choir may perform. 

  • Congregational singing, group recitation of opening sentences, prayers, responsive reading, or other parts of the liturgy is allowed.

  • During the sharing of the peace, congregants will be advised to follow their comfort level about hand shaking.

  • Communion can be served in ways that reduce multiple contacts with the elements. Hand sanitizer will be located at the end of each pew and can be passed before distribution.

If you have any COVID-like symptoms, been around anyone with COVID or feel ill in any way, please worship remotely via live-streaming.

As always feel free to contact Fred Veenbaas, Chair of Worship & Music Committee,

 Pastor Beth or Pastor Susan.

Worship will also continue to be livestreamed at chcpc.online.church