COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 PROTOCOLS
Updated November 1, 2020


As we continue to live together through what now appears to be an extended pandemic season, Grand Lake UMC remains committed to living faithfully, not in fear, but not foolishly either. We have worked hard to keep as much of the church open as reasonably possible with everyone’s safety in mind. Below is an updated list of what we are able to do (and not able to do) at this point in the pandemic.

  • Worship – we have both in-person and online worship services available every Sunday (masks and social distancing required)
    • 9:00am Traditional at St. Paul’s in the Sanctuary (no choir)
    • 10:30am Contemporary at St. Paul’s – outdoors, weather permitting, otherwise in the Sanctuary
    • 1:00pm Blended service at Montezuma
    • Offering basket at the sanctuary entrance (no passing the plate)
    • No cookie and coffee fellowship time

  • Youth – youth group meets Wednesdays from 6:00pm to 7:30pm at the Greenhouse (masks and social distancing required)

  • Children’s Ministry (masks for adults and social distancing for all required)
    • Nursery is open on Sunday mornings
    • Children’s classes are open on Sunday mornings
    • Children’s classes are open on Wednesday nights from 6:00pm to 7:30pm
    • Nursery is available on Wednesday nights from 5:45pm to 7:45pm
    • Adult Classes (masks and social distancing required)

  • Sunday School classes available at 9:00am and 10:30am at St. Paul’s campus
    • Community Groups meet Wednesday evenings at St. Paul’s from 6:00pm to 7:30pm
    • The Alpha Course on Wednesday evenings at Building 712 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm
    • Bible Study at Montezuma campus Wednesday mornings at 10:00am

  • Recovery Groups (masks and social distancing required)
    • Brianna’s Hope meets Tuesdays from 6:00pm to 7:30pm in Fellowship Hall at St. Paul’s campus.  A “sack lunch” is provided.
    • AA meets Wednesdays from 7:30pm to 8:30pm in Fellowship Hall and Saturdays from 7:00pm to 8:00pm in Fellowship Hall
    • NA meets Mondays and Thursdays from 7:30pm to 9:00pm in Fellowship Hall
    • OA meets Tuesdays from 7:30pm to 8:30pm in the Commons at Zuma campus

  • Weddings and Funerals are allowed, but fellowship meals and receptions are not. (masks and social distancing required – number of guests limited based on space)

  • Harvest Table – continues to be drive-thru / carry-out only on Saturday mornings from 10:00am to 11:30am

  • Wednesday Night Fellowship Dinners – still on hold due to social distancing requirements

  • Office Hours – Monday thru Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm (masks required in the building)