Rules to attend church - August 2020 Updates

 

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church - St. Louis, Missouri

Level 3 Guidelines for Attending Divine Services

 

BEFORE ATTENDING SERVICES

 • YOU SHOULD NOT ATTEND CHURH If you have any signs or symptoms of COVID 19 as outlined in the CDC guidelines or have come in contact with anyone showing such symptoms, or if you have come into contact with COVID 19 positive persons within the last 2 weeks.

• Advanced registration is required to attend services. Signup information for August services can be found at….

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0a4caaad2aa5fb6-divine2  

                If you need assistance signing up through the online platform, please call the church office.

• Divine Services will continue to be Livestreamed on our YouTube channel for parishioners who are unable to attend.

• Upon entering St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and the Family Life Center, you agree to adhere to social distancing and safety guidelines being practiced in accordance to the CDC, St. Louis City, St. Louis County and the Metropolis of Chicago

 

CHURH ATTENDANCE

ARRIVE ON TIME

To ensure we adhere to all the requirement and guidelines we appreciate you arriving to Church on time.

 

MASKS REQUIRED

All parishioners attending Church are required to wear protective face masks. Masks must be worn at all times except when receiving Holy Communion. Please provide your own mask.

 

MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE

Please remember to stay a safe distance (at least 6 feet) from others. Refrain from shaking hands or kissing others during the service.

 

FOLLOW PARISH INSTRUCTIONS

• The front wooden doors of the Church will be the only door available for entrance into the Church. All other doors will be locked and access will be limited to restrooms.

• You will be checked in by an assigned volunteer. Please make sure to register in advance through our signup platform.

• You will have the opportunity to light candles which will be handed to you by a Parish Council member. Please have exact change or continue with your online candle donations.

• Hands must be sanitized at specific areas throughout the Church at the provided hand sanitation stations.

• Honor the icons with a reverent bow and making the sign of the cross instead of kissing the icons.

• You will be ushered to your seat. Families may sit together, all others will be seated 6’ apart.

• Divine Liturgy books and parish publications will not be available. Please follow along on AGES digital chant stand app.

• Please follow the instructions by the designated ushers for Holy Communion.

 

OFFERINGS

Collection baskets will not to be passed. At the end of Liturgy, a basket will be placed in the back and parishioners will be encouraged to leave their donation as they exit. Or you may continue with your online donations.

 

 WORSHIP SERVICE CONCLUDES

• At the conclusion of the service, you will be dismissed by the ushers to exit.

• There will be no fellowship coffee hour

 

*Non-Liturgical Services continue to be suspended*

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