Dear Crossroads Family,
We realize not everyone will be ready to venture out at the same time due to a wide variety of circumstances. We are advising those who have concerns about attending in-person as well as individuals or families of individuals who may be exhibiting symptoms, to please continue to worship with us online.
As we open the campus for outdoor weekend gatherings, these limited-size, physical-distance gatherings may feel different than what you experienced prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our plan is to begin our physical gathering together with summer outdoor celebrations (weather permitting). Outdoor gatherings will be our initial step in a series of steps as we move into our future. We hope the following information will equip you to navigate the journey under the current protocol:
In adhering to the recommended large group and physical distancing guidelines, reservations will be required through the use of free tickets. Reservations for weekend worship gatherings will be available beginning at 8 a.m. the Tuesday prior to the weekend. This will assist our team of volunteers and staff in preparations for each weekend. As of now only 100 are able to gather outdoors but that may change to 250 before July 5th.
Please maintain the recommended 6-foot physical distance at all times. For the safety of one another, refrain from hugging, high-fiving, handshakes, or other physical contact. While we all miss having the time to connect socially with each other in person, we need to maintain a mindful and safe environment for everyone. Now more than ever we are being invited to “love your neighbor as yourself.”
Face coverings or face masks will be required for those who use the bathroom in the building.Children under 2-years-old are exempt from this requirement. If wearing a mask is prohibitive to your attending in-person weekend worship gatherings, we would ask that you please continue to worship with us online until this requirement is relaxed.
CR KIDS CHURCH
While childcare and Children’s Church are not available at this time, we are continuing the on-demand, online worship service exclusively for children. These videos can be watched anytime at (and will be posted weekly on the CR KIDS web page here. We will also connect with families through our postcard campaign this summer.
As we begin to re-engage physically, we appreciate your grace and understanding of guidelines that you may or may not agree with. Rest assured we will continually revise our processes for weekend worship gatherings based on prayerful consideration, the recommendations of government officials and health care experts. We will also keep you informed of any alterations or updates to the details outlined in this communication.
We miss seeing you in person!
We are grateful to offer worship online and expand our digital opportunities. As we look to God’s Kingdom coming on earth,and one day free from COVID-related restrictions…join us in praying for this next chapter of Helping People Navigate the Journey Home…
Please contact us anytime if you have any questions!
With love and care,
Scott and Clare for the Elders, Pastors and Ministry Team