We continue to monitor Covid-related guidelines and mandates from public health experts and authorities such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), State of Washington especially orders from the State Secretary of Health, and any specific variances for King County as ordered by Dr. Jeff Duchin, Public Health Officer for King County, to obtain current guidance for applicable to Saint Andrew’s Lutheran Church.

Please contact the church office, info@salc.church or 425-746-2529, with any questions.

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Sanctuary

  • Mask wearing is optional for worship and other gatherings at Saint Andrew’s.
  • Communion is by individual kit and consumed from an attendee’s seat in the pews.
  • A distanced section is available for those who feel more comfortable with a little more space. It is suggested that those choosing to sit in this section wear a mask.
  • Offering plates are in the Narthex before entering the Sanctuary or passed through the pews during worship. Electronic donations and mailed-in donations are also an option.
  • The air flow in the Sanctuary continues to be maximized.
  • Memorial services and weddings are considered worship services and have the same guidelines as Sunday morning worship.
  • Vaccinations: we are not requiring that people be vaccinated to attend in-person worship or other Saint Andrew’s activities. However, for everyone’s safety and in accordance with synod guidelines, we strongly recommend that all people attending in-person activities be fully vaccinated and, if eligible, also receive the booster shot.

Worship Team/Participants

  • Masks are optional for Worship Team members.
  • All Worship Team members are required to be fully vaccinated and “boosted” in order to participate.
    • Distance between singers is 3 feet.
    • Distance between singers and Dr. Will Simpson is 12 to 15 feet.
    • Distance between singers and nearest possible congregation members is 18 feet on the east side and 22 feet on the west side.
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Fellowship Hall and Kitchen

  • Use of Fellowship Hall is available for use by groups.
  • Reservations must be made through the church office for use. Each request will be considered for approval which must be given prior to use by the requesting group.
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Classrooms

  • Committees and groups can choose to meet at the church – appropriate rooms must be assigned for the size of any particular group.
  • Remote meetings and/or hybrid meetings are still available options.
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