The Regathering Plan for PHCC continues to be phased in. We recognize that other churches and organizations are already gathering as groups in their buildings. We respect their choices and ask you to respect the pace of our plan. We have a committee working on the development of short range and long range guidelines for church gatherings and designing a process for their implementation. Our goal is to provide a safe and welcoming environment. We also recognize that part of our new reality is that we will need to be flexible and prepared to respond quickly to new information and changes.
The first phase of the plan has been to provide a live FM broadcast in the parking lot and YouTube internet streaming of our worship services. Last Sunday was our first Parking Lot Service. We are very appreciative for the volunteers who spent many hours preparing, testing and serving at the service. We will provide both the FM Broadcast and the YouTube Streaming of the worship services as a permanent part of our ministry.
The second phase of the plan will be to begin gathering in the building for worship. This phase will hopefully begin in July depending on a number of factors. The Regathering Guidelines will outline the protective requirements and practices we will be following. We recognize that people have different convictions and needs during this time and that they will need to make their own choices about when they are comfortable to regather in a crowd.
The third phase will include instituting Life Groups (small group) gatherings both live in homes and at church as well as via Zoom for study and fellowship. We will also continue to adjust our guidelines and gathering practices as we learn and experience the new realities.
We ask for your continued patience and grace toward each other as we move forward. We value your input and ask for your prayers as we all seek to love God, love others and make disciples.
Please contact Pastor Rick at email@example.com if you have any questions.
The PHCC Council