Southern Hills Church “Back to the Building” PlanHere are the safety measures we are putting in place for the two in-person worship services: 8:30am Traditional10:30am ContemporarySOCIAL DISTANCINGSanctuary is at 50% seating capacityChairs are grouped in clusters for family seating and clusters are 6 feet apartChairs in the front have been removed to maintain social distancing from the pastor and worship teamCONTACT FREE SERVICESAll greeting will be contact freeWe will not have a greeting time during the service or pass the offeringHymnals and physical Bibles have been removed from the sanctuary; you are encouraged to use a Bible app on your phoneThere will be no printed bulletins in the servicesCommunion, when offered, will be pre-packagedShared children’s bags will not be available, but you are encouraged to bring quiet activities for your child(ren) to enjoy in church if neededMASKSMasks are expected up entering, exiting, and moving about the building. Masks are also expected when singing.Those attending church are encouraged to bring their own masks, but masks will be available.SANCTUARYDoors and windows would be open whenever possible for outside air flowOffering baskets would be available in the back of the church Doors to the sanctuary, bathrooms, and where applicable would be left open to avoid Hand sanitizer would be available inside of the sanctuaryWorship services will be approximately 45 minutes to allow for proper cleaning in between servicesNARTHEXNo food or drinks will be provided before or after worship servicesWould be primarily used for traffic flow, we would encourage people to keep moving and take any socializing outsideHand sanitizer stations will be set up as you walk in the doorsBATHROOMSBathrooms countertops will be wiped down in between servicesOuter doors will be propped open to help create a no contact environmentThe drinking fountain will not be available for use at this time.SUNDAY SCHOOLThere will be no in-person Sunday School at this time.YOUTH GROUPWill meet in-person in a socially distant way on Wednesdays at 7pm. Youth Leaders will use the same safety protocols as the church will be using for Sunday morning services. NURSERY There will not be nursery at this timeOFFICEAccess to the office should be limited for the safety of those that work in the office during the weekSurfaces used on Sunday (light switches, door handles, areas used for money counting) should be wiped down after use“SAFETY TEAM” (Greeters and Ushers with enhanced rolls)Anyone serving on the Safety Team will go through a screening of COVID-19 specific health symptoms and a temperature checks on-siteWipe down bathroom surfaces with disinfectant wipes in between servicesMark down individuals attending each service on a clipboard with pre-printed names so we can have names for contract tracing if need be. Would dismiss congregation by row after the service to help control social distancing as people exitAll members of the team will wear masksIf you are not comfortable returning to in-person, online worship is always available.