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:
- will not make reservations for two consecutive weeks. If unfilled reservations remain on Friday, you may make reservations then.
- will notify the church promptly if your plans change and you are not able to use your reservation.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- New cough
- New shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
- 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.