If you do not feel well or are experiencing a fever or chills, cough, 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, or flu-like symptoms, please get appropriate medical attention and do not come to worship that day
• We STRONGLY encourage those in our more vulnerable groups (age 65+ and seniors/others with underlying health conditions, and / or immune-deficiencies, etc.) to remain at home and continue your worship through our online platforms.
• If you are uncertain about whether or not you should attend worship services, please consult with your personal medical professional.
• Use the restroom before leaving home.
• You are required to bring and wear your own mask/face covering (unless you have a documented medical condition). We will have one-time use masks available should you forget to bring your personal mask.
o Children 2 and under are not required to wear a mask per CDC guidelines.
Worship services are scheduled for 8:00 & 10:00 a.m. Each service will run for approximately 45 minutes.
• Please pre-register for the service you plan to attend as space is limited due to distancing requirements. You can pre-register at the Antioch website (www.antioch-church.org). Please bring your pre-registration form with you.
• You will not be allowed to enter the Sanctuary until 15 minutes prior to the start of the service. If you arrive early, please remain in your vehicle until time to enter.
• Sunday school and Christian Education classes will continue their online delivery using our online platforms.
• The Sunday bulletin will be available on-line and for download.
We will not be passing offering plates. We encourage you to give on-line.
However, we will have collection boxes available for you to deposit your offerings.
• We ask you to engage in social distancing, maintaining a 6-foot separation between one another, except for individual families. Please no handshaking, hugging, etc.
• We will utilize seating in every other pew.
• On Communion Sundays you will obtain your pre-packaged elements before you enter the Sanctuary. If you happen to forget to pick up your communion elements, please raise your hand during Communion and a designated attendant will bring one to you.
• Interior doors will remain open until service starts. During service the center doors will be closed. The other doors to the lobby will remain open.
• Baptisms will not be held until social distancing restrictions ease.
The parking ministry will monitor the parking lots to encourage social distancing.
• If you arrive early, please remain in your vehicle as entry into the Sanctuary will not be allowed until 15 minutes prior to the start of the service.
The Worship Center has been thoroughly cleaned and sanitized and will be cleaned and sanitized before and after each service.
• All chemicals used in our sanitizing and cleaning have been approved by the CDC and approved to be effective against COVID-19.
• All air handling systems have been cleaned and sanitized.
• We have increased the number of hand-sanitizing stations.
We have designed a one-way flow to enter the Worship Center through the main entrance and three sets of internal doors. When service begins, we will close the center doors; the outside doors to enter the Sanctuary will remain propped open.
• At the end of each service you will be directed to which door(s) to exit according
to the section of pews you are sitting. This will allow for an orderly exit and allow the cleaning process to begin in preparation for the next service.
• If you are seated in the center pews, you will exit through the center doors.
• If you are seated in the outer section of pews, you will exit through the side door closest to where you are sitting. If you have concerns about navigating steps, please notify an usher, so arrangements can be made for you to exit.
• Please keep your hats, coats, personal items, etc. with you. Do not place them in the coat closet.
Antioch Baptist Church
6531 Little Ox Rd, Fairfax Station, VA 22039, US
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