Coronavirus Response – Updated 8-23-2020

Sunday, August 23, 2020

Westminster Unitarian Church guidelines for in-person contact during the Covid-19 pandemic

Requirements for Individual or Family Conducting Yard Work:
An individual or family unit may visit the church to perform yard work using their own tools.

Requirements for Small Group Outdoor Gatherings:
All Westminster affiliated groups whether they meet onsite or offsite must comply with the following requirements:

  • No more than 10 people in a group
  • Maintain 6-feet social distancing
  • No entering the building
  • Bring your own chair and food
  • No sharing of food or other items, no central table
  • Trash and leftovers must be removed from the site at the end of the gathering
  • Wear a mask at all times
  • Do not attend if you have a fever or are feeling ill
  • Start gathering with a covenant that reviews these requirements
  • Separate guidelines for children and youth, below

Requirements for gathering of children or youth:
At this time, gatherings of children or youth are not allowed. Future changes to permit youth gatherings will follow from evaluations of changes in testing abilities, treatments or a vaccine.

Requirements for Indoor Gatherings:
At this time, individuals and groups are not allowed in the church buildings, with the exception of the Minister, staff, worship leaders, and the Sharing Locker team. Those who are permitted in the church buildings must comply with the following requirements:

  • 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)
  • Sign into the sign-in log

Requirements for anyone becoming sick:
Anyone that has been on church grounds and who does test positive for Covid-19 must contact Westminster’s office administrator, Marisa Albini at [email protected]