IMPORTANT UPDATES FROM OUR RELAUNCH TEAM

 JANUARY 4, 2022 - AUMC RELAUNCH TEAM MEETING

 

Key Points Agreed Upon:

 

  • We will maintain the mask requirement indoors 
     

  • We will continue to allow musicians, pastors, others (lay readers) to remove mask as required if they so desire
     

  • We require the choir and the band to wear masks during all rehearsals
     

  • We require wind or brass instruments to rehearse separately from the choir and band
     

  • Wind and brass instruments are allowed to play during the services separately or as part of a choir or band as long as they are socially distanced from choir/band members and congregation
     

  • We will continue the moratorium on no food and drink during the welcome hour between Sunday services; this includes individually wrapped food, bottle/canned drinks, coffee, etc.
     

  • We will continue to serve communion via the singlet and request the congregation to take home; no consumption in the sanctuary
     

  • When the positivity rate drops below 10% the following actions can happen without Relaunch Team approval:

    • We can commence with food and drink during the welcome hour (still individual wrapped food, but allow for coffee to be made); masks are required when not actively eating or drinking

    • The Wellness Classes may return to indoor activities 
       

  • We will continue to allow non worship events within the building to serve food and beverages, but food must be individually wrapped and bring your own drink or serve bottle/canned drinks; masks are required when not actively eating or drinking
     

  • The Relaunch Team meets on 1 Feb, 2022; will review positivity rate (currently 27.7%) and other key factors to determine if we can relax the current health protocols