covid19

St. Paul United Church Of Christ COVID-19 Update

St. Paul will continue with our 10:00 am in-person Sunday Worship Services through July and August with worship services scheduled to be outside under the tent, weather permitting.  Social distancing and facemask are no longer required outside, and we will be singing songs as part of our outside worship services.   If the service moves inside due to the weather COVID-19 protocol for social distancing will still be required but face masks are only encouraged for those members and guest who have not had a COVID vaccination.  We will also be singing songs as part of our inside worship services. We will continue to stream our worship services utilizing Facebook Live.  Sunday School will continue as in-person at 10:00 am upstairs in the air-conditioned Confirmation Classroom. Coffee Hour will continue after our worship services inside or outside depending on the weather.  Remember to bring your own chair for outside worship services.

The following meetings and events utilizing the facility will continue as in-person events through July and August.    Exercise Classes will continue to meet on Wednesday’s outside, in case of bad weather they will meet in the West Room.  Bible Study will continue in-person meetings every Tuesday at 10:30 am outside under the tent, in case of bad weather they will meet in the West Room.  Girl Scout and TOPS meetings in the building are still on hold until September 2021.  Rental of the facility is still on hold.  Contact the Office at (313) 291-1221 for more information.

The office will be open for normal business during the month of July.  Members may come to the office on Monday thru Friday between the hours of 10:00 am and 1:30 pm.  Special arrangements can be made by calling the office at (313) 291-1221. Office staff has begun the move to a regular schedule to address the needs of the Church.  We will continue to provide updates on a regular basis as we know that the COVID pandemic is changing very rapidly. The safety of our members and staff is key in our decision regarding in-person worship services, meetings, and events.

Day-by-day our pastoral staff (Pastor Drutchas, Pastor Schalm, and Parish Nurse Kathy Williams) remain in touch with church members through Facebook, the church website, and individual telephone calls.  Please let your pastoral staff know by telephone ((313) 291-1221) or email (stpaulucctaylor@stpaulucctaylor.org) about any specials needs that have arisen for yourself or your family where your church family can be helpful.  Pastor Geoff continues at his church office every day and can be reached there on the church telephone line (313) 291-1221. If no one answers the phone when you call, please leave a message and someone will return your call promptly.

Parish Nurse, Kathy Williams has begun home visits. Please contact Kathy if you are interested.

Let us all continue to pray for a quick recovery to the COVID-19 pandemic.  We will continue to update you monthly as to the status of activities at St. Paul United Church Of Christ.