PHASES TO REOPENING
Currently in Phase 2

PHASE 1 (REDUCED) OPERATIONS

Achieving Phase 1 Operations allows for the lightening of restrictions towards gatherings and will allow for small groups of people to gather together. This is the milestone that will allow for Small Groups to continue meeting in person; it is expected that no more than 50 people can congregate in this phase, with limitations adjusted as we near Phase 3.

During this phase, the following will be in place:

  • Church ServicesONLINE ONLY (FB/YOUTUBE)  
  • Small Groups – ONLINE/IN PERSON
  • Youth Ministry – ONLINE/IN PERSON
  • Kids Ministry – ONLINE ONLY
  • Campus – CLOSED
  • Special EventsCANCELED
  • Staff Location – 100% REMOTE 
  • VulnerableONLINE ONLY
  • Counseling – ONLINE/IN PERSON
 
 
 

PHASE 2 (LIMITED) OPERATIONS

CURRENT PHASE

Achieving Phase 2 Operations allows for the gathering of larger groups of people, and the local government has yet to provide the number restrictions. It is expected that groups of 20,30,50,100 will be able to gather over time, and church leadership will determine which activities will be allowed during each of those representative gathering levels, ensuring safety and security of those who gather.

During this phase, the following will be in place:

  • Church ServicesONLINE/IN PERSON (SERVICES with SOCIAL DISTANCING)  
  • Small Groups – IN PERSON (ONLINE FOR THE VULNERABLE)
  • Youth Ministry – ONLINE/IN PERSON TBA
  • Kid’s Ministry – ONLINE ONLY
  • Campus – OPEN
  • Special EventsCANCELED
  • Staff LocationCRITICAL STAFF ON-SITE
  • VulnerableONLINE ONLY
  • Counseling – IN PERSON
 
 
 

PHASE 3: (STEADY STATE) OPERATIONS

Achieving Phase 3 Operations is the new steady-state for Sterling Wood Church, keeping protective measures in place, but allowing for the return of our vulnerable members. During this phase, the following will be in place:

  • Church Services IN PERSON (2-SERVICES)  
  • Small Groups – IN PERSON
  • Youth Ministry – IN PERSON
  • Kid’s Ministry – IN PERSON
  • Campus – OPEN
  • Special EventsALLOWED
  • Staff LocationALL STAFF ON-SITE
  • VulnerableIN PERSON
  • Counseling – IN PERSON
 
 
 
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