Be Both Welcoming and Safe

19 May 2021 The increasing number of people who are vaccinated and the recent recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control allow us to take a new look at how we gather for worship. Individual congregations may find it useful to be more conservative, but the general recommendation for worship is: We welcome both masked and unmasked worshippers. No matter … Read More

Recommendations for Restarting Church Activities

March 24, 2021 I spoke with clergy and lay leaders this week regarding my latest detailed recommendations for restarting church activities, based on new guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Here are the highlights: Until we reach a higher percentage of the total population vaccinated, masks need to be worn and social distancing continued at any … Read More