Meeting Guidelines During Coronavirus Pandemic

Meeting Guidelines During Coronavirus Pandemic

The State of Illinois Executive Order on Covid limits
the number of people who can assemble to 50,
effective Tuesday, February 16

Any church group or committee wishing to hold a meeting in the building should follow these guidelines:

  • Contact the church office with the date of the meeting
  • See here for room capacity
  • All attendees will wear masks
  • Room or space will be set up prior to the meeting to ensure social distancing
  • Attendees should sanitize hands before entering the meeting room
  • Elevator limited to one person
  • Anyone not feeling well should not attend
  • If anyone in your group tests positive for COVID-19 then those exposed to that individual must wait seven days after receiving a negative test result (test must occur on day five or later) or 10 days without a test
  • Benton St door will be unlocked for 10 minutes before and after the meeting start time; this keeps our building safer and helps the custodians in their sterilization of any rooms used
  • Outside doors CANNOT be left propped open for any length of time or for any reason

Any outside group wishing to hold a meeting in the building should follow these guidelines:

  • Contact the church office with the date of the meeting
  • Sign a space-sharing agreement
  • Furnish a Certificate of Liability naming Community UMC and the Northern Illinois Conference as additional insured
  • See here for room capacity
  • All attendees will wear masks
  • Room or space will be set up prior to the meeting to ensure social distancing
  • Attendees should sanitize hands before entering the meeting room
  • Elevator limited to one person
  • Anyone not feeling well should not attend
  • If anyone in your group tests positive for COVID-19 then those exposed to that individual must wait seven days after receiving a negative test result (test must occur on day five or later) or 10 days without a test
  • Benton St door will be unlocked for 10 minutes before and after the meeting start time; this keeps our building safer and helps the custodians in their sterilization of any rooms used
  • Outside doors CANNOT be left propped open for any length of time or for any reason

Room Capacity

Room NumberMax CapacityCurrent
Limitation*
Room 100 (Fellowship Hall)40
Room 101 (seated in chairs only)8
Room 101 (seated at the tables)4
Room 1036
Room 200 (Sanctuary)50
Room 20715
Room 208 (Chapel)12
Room 3058
Room 3068
Room 30715
Room 3088
* as per the State of Illinois on 2021-01-26