Below you will find our plans for Sunday morning worship starting 5/16/21 in lieu of the changes that were made by the CDC and state. After much time of processing through the new orders we feel this is how we can move forward as a Church. These decisions don’t come easy and we understand that they impact every individual that walks through our doors. More than anything my hope is that we can continue to love, honor, and respect each other knowing we all sit in different places with these decisions. Our hope is to continue to provide a worship space where all are welcome and feel safe to come in-person. At the same time, we know and understand if you feel it is best to wait on coming in-person and we invite you to worship with us online.
Know you are loved and prayed for. Thanks for walking with us as we navigate this season of changes together.
Midland Nazarene COVID-19 Plan
On May 14th, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) issued a new COVID-19 Emergency Order recognizing the recommendation of the CDC in regard to masks.
Effective May 15th persons who are fully vaccinated do not need to wear a mask. All of the other gathering and social distancing criteria remain in effect. Those are tied to vaccinating a percentage of the population; a goal that looks to be some way off.
The only change for us is that if at least 2 weeks have elapsed since you completed the COVID-19 vaccination process you do not need to wear a mask when you come to church. It is important that all others continue to wear masks.
We will continue to use every other pew, wear masks if not vaccinated, social distance, limit room capacities, and only drink beverages that we bring with us or bottled water from the lobby.
Michigan continues to be a “hot spot”, ranking 2nd in the country in new cases and deaths. Please pay attention when you are near others and if you haven’t gotten the vaccine, consider getting it as soon as possible.
Direct any questions, suggestions, or concerns to Pastor James or COVID-19 Response Coordinator Chuck Cribley at Safety@midlandnaz.org or 989-488-9409.