Coronavirus Response – Updated Recommendations

Memo from the Bridge Team – February 2, 2021

While there is reason to be optimistic about defeating this pandemic with ongoing vaccinations, there is still uncertainty about new strains and time-frames. Therefore, until we know more, and in line with our UU values,  Westminster is maintaining the guidelines we have in place. For added information and guidance from the UUA, please see the following link: https://www.uua.org/safe/pandemics/gathering-guidance
In good health, the Bridge Team.

For questions related to in-person events, please reference the WUC Coronavirus Response Guidelines below. For additional information, or for a specific question, please click the link (here) to fill out the Bridge Team form.

Recommendation for Individual or Family Conducting Yard Work: 

Individuals or family units may visit the church to perform outdoor work using their own tools and maintaining a 15-foot distance from other individuals and/or family units.

Recommendation for Small Group Outdoor Gatherings: 

All Westminster affiliated groups whether they meet onsite or offsite must comply with the following guidelines:

  • No more than 10 people in a group
  • 6-feet social distancing
  • No entering the building
  • Bring your own chair and food
  • No sharing of food or other items, no central table
  • Take trash and leftovers home
  • Masks required
  • Do not attend if you have a fever or are feeling ill
  • Start gathering with a covenant about following recommendations

Indoor Gatherings Recommendation:

At this time, individuals and groups are not allowed indoors with the exception of the Minister, staff, worship leaders, and the Sharing Locker team. The following guidelines must be followed:

  • Do not enter buildings if you have a fever or are feeling ill
  • Wear a mask if more than one person in space (e.g., hallway, room)
  • Maintain 6-foot social distancing
  • Limit the number of individuals in the building at any one time to ten (10)
  • People entering the building must sign into the sign in log
  • if a person who has been on church grounds does become sick with Covid-19, they must contact Westminster’s office administrator, Marisa Albini

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