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Stay home if you...
have an underlying medical condition
live with elderly people or others who are at risk
have upper respiratory or flu-like symptoms
You are welcome to...
wear a mask
use the hand sanitizer bottles in the narthex as you enter and exit
take your bulletin from the table in the narthex and take it home with you
sit with your family, but sit six feet away from other families/individuals
wait for an usher to dismiss you for Communion and after church
remain standing for communion to avoid contact with the altar rail
leave your offering in the plate in the narthex
all surfaces and door handles are regularly sanitized by the trustees
Pastor washes his hands before the Communion liturgy and uses sanitizer immediately before distribution
communion assistants wash their hands before entering the chancel
the wine used for communion is fortified (has a higher alcohol content). The wine and precious metal of the chalice ensure that the inside is sterile
the purificator used to wipe the chalice after each communicant and table is soaked in Everclear, which is 95% alcohol, making the exterior of the chalice sterile
the altar guild washes their hands before preparing the elements, and again before preparing the individual cups
the individual cups are spaced apart to reduce the chance of another's hand touching them
all communion ware is washed in hot soapy water after use
To receive the Body of Christ...
in the hand, please hold your hands flat, one on top of the other
on the tongue, please tilt your chin up slightly and stick your tongue out just past your bottom lip