All children must be pre-registered online as part of the Sunday registration process. (Please do not bring children who have not been pre-registered.)
Review the COVID-19 guidelines below prior to registering your child; answers to all questions must be “no.” If any of the answers change prior to Sunday, do not bring children to the church.
If any of the below if TRUE for the child or anyone in the home, registration is not permitted:
Fever within the past 48 hours
Experiencing any respiratory illnesses such as a cough, sore throat, or shortness of breath within 72 hours
Contact with anyone diagnosed with COVID-19 in the last 14 days
Travel out of the country or to any state on the New Jersey State quarantine list within the prior 14 days. (You can check that list for updates at covid19.nj.gov)
Children must be fever-free without medication for 72 hours (3 days) prior to coming to church
Parents are asked to arrive with their children between 9:45 and 9:55 a.m.
When arriving at the church, children must be brought immediately to their designated classroom where they must be signed in by a parent/guardian. (Do not send children on their own). At that time, the parent/guardian will be asked to sign a COVID-19 in-take questionnaire.
Children must be picked up by a parent/guardian and immediately escorted out of the church building as quickly as possible following the service.
Children will not be allowed to bring toys from home.
Children in the pre-school class (age 2 – K) will be encouraged to wear face coverings; children in Kids Church (grades 1 – 6) will be required to wear face coverings at all times.
Parents are asked to set a good example for their children by as well wearing face coverings at all times while in the church building and practicing social distancing.
Church's Responsibilities and
The children’s ministry staff will be screened, following the same procedures as children and families
Staff will be required to wear face coverings in the classroom with the children
Hand sanitizing gel will be provided to staff and children to ensure hand hygiene
Wipes/cleaning products will be available in the classrooms to ensure high traffic areas are properly cleaned/sanitized
Classrooms will go through a sanitizing process after each use
Pillows and soft toys have been removed from the classroom.
There will be a limit of 10 children per classroom.
Children from age 2 years old through Kindergarten will be in the Pre-school classroom; 1st – 6th grade will be in the Youth Room.