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LAST UPDATED ON October 23, 2020

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Our Response To Governor Northam's Statewide Mandate

ATTENTION

Pursuant to Emergency Order 63, all attenders who are at least 10 years of age must wear a mask while inside the facility of the Joy Baptist Church.

ASSUMPTION OF RISK

It is NOT our responsibility to enforce this mandate, NOR WILL WE. We care about your safety and we have done our best to provide a safe environment for us to worship God together as a church family.

By entering this facility, with or without a face mask, you acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and are voluntarily assuming the risk that you and your family may be exposed to or infected by the COVID-19 virus.

By entering this facility, you are agreeing to assume all the risks, you waive all liability against this Ministry, and you accept sole responsibility for any illness, injury, disability, or death to you or your family, including all claims that may arise resulting from any of these.

ALTERNATIVES

If you are showing any signs or symptoms of illness, or if the risk outlined above makes you nervous or uncomfortable, then we encourage you to participate in this service through one of these alternatives: visit Facebook.com/joybaptistchurch or call: 276.696.6805 to join in the conference call.

Our Current Service Schedule

SUNDAY MORNING

On Sunday, October 25, our Sunday School returns at 10:15. We will also have a Sunday School lesson streamed on our church Facebook page, on our YouTube page, or you can access it by clicking here at 10:00am.

Our Sunday morning service begins at 11:00. During this service, you can make the choice as to whether or not you wear a mask,all we ask is that you extend the same level of kindness for the choices of others that you would extend others to extend to you for your choice. We will not pass an offering plate (a giving station is located at the back of the auditorium), nor will we have a handshaking time. The doors open 20 minutes before the service and are closed 20 minutes following the service.

Our children will be dismissed to children’s church following the second congregational song. All children will have their temperatures taken. If your child has a fever, one of our workers will come get you and make you aware. We then ask that you make your way home and participate in the service through an alternative method. If you’re not comfortable with your child participating, they are more than welcome to remain in the service with you.

SUNDAY EVENING

Our KidVenture program begins at 5:40. All children will have their temperatures taken. If your child has a fever, one of our workers will come get you and make you aware. We then ask that you make your way home and participate in the service through an alternative method. If you’re not comfortable with your child participating, they are more than welcome to remain in the service with you.

Our Sunday evening service begins at 6:00. During this service, you can make the choice as to whether or not you wear a mask,all we ask is that you extend the same level of kindness for the choices of others that you would extend others to extend to you for your choice. We will not pass an offering plate (a giving station is located at the back of the auditorium), nor will we have a handshaking time. The doors open 20 minutes before the service and are closed 20 minutes following the service.

WENESDAY EVENING

Our mid-week service takes place on Wednesday evenings at 7:00. Our children will be dismissed to children’s church following the second congregational song. All children will have their temperature’s  taken. If your child has a fever, one of our workers will come get you and make you aware. We then ask that you make your way home and participate in the service through an alternative method. If you’re not comfortable with your child participating, they are more than welcome to remain in the service with you.

What You Can Do

Pray that God would speak to your heart.

Invite someone to church! Be it in person or online.

Tag some friends on social media and invite them to the service. Don’t assume that your post will be seen by all of your friends unless you tag specifically the ones you want to see the post.

Share the post.

Email a few friends and include the link to the service.

Host a watch party on your own Facebook page.

Be sure to participate in the comment section.

Discuss the message afterward with your family.