In-Person Worship Guidelines

  • Everyone over the age of 3 must wear a mask.
  • We will have an abbreviated service, much like we have been offering online.
  • The hymnbooks and bibles have been removed from the pews and we will have no congregational singing. You are welcome to bring your own bible.
  • Bulletins will be placed on the pews and available on
  • Nursery will be offered. All workers must wear masks.
  • Ushers will greet you before entering the Sanctuary for a temperature check and to provide masks if you do not have one.
  • The Fellowship Building will be closed, only the Sanctuary will be open.
  • The offering plate will not be passed, rather a basket will be placed at the rear of the sanctuary where you may place your gifts to the church.
  • No Fellowship – this may be the hardest part of all, because we enjoyed this time so much.
    However, under the current pandemic, this cannot be done safely.
  • Communion will be served by a modified intinction. Elders will guide small groups of worshippers to the front of the church where the elements will be served safely. The bread will be served via tongs and the juice will be distanced for easy pick up. Masks will be worn at all times by all, except when actually taking communion. Those unable to come forward will be served in a safe manner by Elders in the back of the church. Those uncomfortable will this are welcome to bring their elements from home or to participate by spirit.

To make this work and to minimize risk to everyone, we need your cooperation. The last thing anyone wants is for YPPC to be the next “hot spot”.

  • Please maintain social distancing outside and inside the building.
  • Please refrain from hugs, handshakes, and clustering.
  • Please worship online if you are not feeling well. Most of us have had some contact with the outside world and we need to err on the side of caution.
  • Please use hand sanitizer before entering the sanctuary.
  • Please be patient and understand that all new procedures are in place for the safety of all in our congregation.

Thank you for your cooperation and dedication to a safe return to worship.