Dear Beloved of Palm UMC:
We are excited for the possibility of gathering in person. We need to form a list of persons who expect they WILL come to fellowship on Wednesday, February 24, at 1:30 pm in the church parking lot, northeast end. As we are now experiencing cooler weather, worship/fellowship dates and times may have last-minute changes. Having a list of people who expect to come will help us be sure to reach everyone should we happen to need to suspend activities. We also request everyone who does come to provide their name and recent phone number so having the list ahead of time mostly completed will be helpful.
We also want you to be aware and ready to comply with all of the safety measures we will be employing:
- As you arrive, you will be asked if you have had any symptoms that are frequent with COVID-19, such as fever, respiratory congestion or loss of smell, or if you know you have been in contact who tested positive for COVID 19. If you answer yes you will be asked to leave.
- Your temperature will be taken with a touchless thermometer on your forehead, having a temp over 100 will mean you will be asked to leave.
- You will be required to wear a face covering. There will be some available if you don’t have one with you.
- You will be asked to maintain a 6 foot distance from all persons not from your household while you are moving around. This means we cannot greet one another with touch but will wave, bow, or “air hug.”
There will also be posted protocols for using the restroom; using a disinfecting wipe on surfaces you touched and disposing of the paper towel after washing your hands outside of the restroom.
There is space to park in the driveway and surrounding yard area, as well as on the street outside. We will save a few of spaces closest to the gate for those with handicap tags.
There will also be an opportunity to write down any praises or concerns to be included in the prayers on a card as you arrive.
We will not be singing live.
We look forward to being together soon! In the peace of Christ, Pastor Michelle and the COVID Reopening Team
PLEASE COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING FORM. THIS HAS BEEN DISTRIBUTED VIA EMAIL TO OUR CONTACT LIST. LIST NAMES OF ALL IN YOUR GROUP.