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COVID-19

Covid Masking Update

Covid Masking UpdateEffective Sunday, July 10, face masks will be optional for activities and worship services in the church building, in accordance with our Session-adopted policy that masks are not required when Covid community levels are low. If at any point the Covid community level changes to medium or high, masking will once again be required in the church.At their regularly scheduled…

COVID Task Force Report #5

At their regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Monday, May 23rd, 2022 the Session made the following updates regarding the church’s masking and COVID-19 policies:   Using the Current COVID Community Levels established and monitored by DC Health, Masks are required indoors when the community level is identified as medium or high Masks are optional indoors when the community level is low. In…

COVID Task Force Report #4

At a special called meeting on April 4, 2022, the NYAPC Session affirmed the church’s current COVID-19 policy, including the following adjustments:  Masking requirements are maintained for worship services and other church events inside the building. The head of staff may provide exceptions for one-time space rentals to outside groups. Choir members remain masked except for soloists with more extended parts who…

COVID Task Force Report #3

As transmission rates and hospitalizations continue to decline in the District, the Session has been in conversation with the NYAPC COVID Task Force about how we should respond with our own safety protocols. In our most recent Session meeting this past Tuesday evening March 8, 2002,  the Session decided it was time to take the following steps: Food or drink may be…

COVID Task Force Report #2

The NYAPC Covid Task Force met for the second time on Monday evening to review the church’s current Covid policies based on the latest available epidemiological data CDC and DC health recommendations.At present, the Task Force recommends continuing:     Current policies and requirements for masking and social distancing for in-person worship and indoors while on campus.       Encourage all those…

COVID Task Force Report #1

The newly established NYAPC COVID Task Force met for the first time on Tuesday evening. The Task Force reviewed our current operations and policies and discussed whether they should be updated given the high prevalence of the highly transmissible Omicron COVID variant.  After reviewing the available epidemiological data and CDC and D.C health recommendations, the Task Force decided to continue with in-person worship,…