Testing Draft – Limit 8 worshippers per section

Saint Andrew’s is resuming limited in-person worship services. We will continually assess the effectiveness of the below safety precautions, and make changes as needed to keep holding in-person services, and maintain the safety of our congregation.

Worship Attendance Covenant

By making in-person worship reservation(s) on the form below, you are making a covenant with Saint Andrew’s that you

For all worshippers:

  1. will not make reservations for two consecutive weeks. If unfilled reservations remain on Friday, you may make reservations then.
  2. will notify the church promptly if your plans change and you are not able to use your reservation.
  3. will arrive at the church between 9:05 and 9:28. The doors will open at 9:05. Late arrivals after 9:28 will not be allowed to enter.
  4. will remain in your assigned pew/seats during worship. This precaution includes children. One household at a time may use the Men’s or Women’s restroom in the Narthex.
  5. will not come to the church if you, or anyone in your household have any of the following indicators or symptoms of possible COVID-19 infection:
    • A positive COVID-19 test result within the past 10 days. You are considered no longer contagious 10 days after your positive test AND at least 24 hours with no fever (without fever-reducing medication).
    • You have taken a COVID-19 test, but have not yet received the result.
    • You have been in close contact with a known COVID-19 infected person within the past 14 days. Close contact is defined as within six feet for more than 15 combined minutes in a 24 hour period. You may resume participation after 7 days quarantine since last contact or after two negative test results 24 hours apart.
    • You have traveled outside of Washington state in the past 7 days AND are not Fully Vaccinated. You are Fully Vaccinated 14 days after completion of all vaccine doses.
    • Any of the following symptoms of COVID-19
      • Fever above 100.4
      • Chills
      • New cough
      • New shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
      • Fatigue
      • Muscle or body aches
      • Headache
      • New loss of taste or smell
      • Sore throat
      • Congestion or runny nose
      • Nausea or vomiting
      • Diarrhea
  6. understand that failure to comply with any of these safety precautions will result in the worship service being ended, and the building emptied.

For worshippers choosing Masked and Distanced reservations:

  • will wear a face covering while inside the building, except during communion. Disposable masks are available at the church. Exceptions are children two and under, and those with a medical condition. If you have a medical condition that prevents you from wearing a face covering, communicate that to the church beforehand.
  • will stay at least six feet from other worshippers not in your household while inside the building.

For worshipers choosing Vaccinated Only Section reservations:

  • will show proof of eligibility for the Vaccinated Only Section prior to entering the building. Proof can include:
    • Fully Vaccinated (at least 14 days after the completion of all vaccine doses). Acceptable proof is a CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card, letter from a healthcare professional that administered the vaccine, or a photo of these.
    • Negative COVID-19 PCR test within the prior 72 hours. Acceptable proof is a document, email or text message from a test provider, or a photo of these.
    • Negative COVID-19 antigen test within the prior 24 hours. Acceptable proof is a document, email or text message from a test provider, or a photo of these.
  • Children five and older are also subject to these eligibility requirements.
  • Children under the age of five do not have to prove eligibility when accompanied by eligible adult(s).
  • You will be given a wrist band to denote your eligibility for the Vaccinated Only Section.
  • Masks and social distancing are optional in the Vaccinated Only Section.

Reservation Form