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CHURCH SERVICES

Sunday Orthros 8:45 a.m.

Divine Liturgy 10:00 a.m.

Fellowship Hour following Divine Liturgy

COVID 19 - CORONA VIRUS INFORMATION

We will do our best to keep everyone updated as we receive information.

5-22-20

UPDATED MESSAGE ON GUIDELINES FOR RE-OPENING CHURCH

PLEASE REVIEW THE ATTACHED QUESTIONS

BEFORE COMING TO CHURCH


Message of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Regarding Covid-19


PRAYER OF PROTECTION FROM CORONA VIRUS

MESSAGE FROM FR. DEMETRI - MARCH 14 2020

FURTHER GUIDANCE FROM THE HOLY SYNOD

GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE:  https://www.goarch.org/-/further-measures-to-protect-the-faithful

METROPOLIS OF ATLANTA: 

 https://atlmetropolis.org/news/covid19-protection


Y2AM - about Corona Virus

 


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Light a Candle and Say a Prayer


John 8:12

When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said,

“I am the light of the world.  Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”


During these trying times, we still need to keep and practice our faith.  With today’s technology, we are able to do so virtually.


If you would like us to light a candle during services for you, click on the donation button below and we can do that for you.

  

We pray you all stay safe and healthy

during this time.  God bless you.





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GUIDELINES FROM METROPOLIS


During the services


Before entering the church, the temperature of each person will be taken by a designated person. If the person's temperature is above 100.4oF, he or she will be kindly asked to return to their home, both for their safety and the safety of others.


You will check in with a Parish Council member and sign in with them for the intention God forbid someone becomes ill, we are able to know who attended on the same day and contact you.  Lists will be destroyed after 3 weeks.


Parish Council will direct each parishioner to the designated X in the pews for each person or household to sit starting in the front of the church and working their way to back.


A place to accept offerings will be provided in the Narthex upon entering or leaving. If your community has set up online giving, people should be directed to visit the website to make an online offering.


Parishioners are not to move around the church during the services to light candles or venerate icons.


Candles can be lit on behalf of the parishioner by a designated person if possible.


Honor is to be shown to Holy Icons and the Holy Cross by only doing your cross and bowing, keeping in mind not to kiss or to touch the Holy Icons and the Holy Cross.


No one is to enter the Holy Altar except the clergy and assigned adult helpers.


As for the Memorials, please write the names of your deceased for the clergy to pray for their souls (without Koliva).


No service books should be distributed or left out for common use. This includes papers of any kind (bulletins etc.). Parishioners are encouraged to bring their own service books.


All official communications will be available via electronic means from the parish.


During Holy Communion

Communicants must line up row by row (with help from Parish Council) and remain six feet apart using the designated social distancing X's that have been placed in the church.


Communicants may remove their masks only momentarily to receive Holy Communion.


Clergy and assisting adult helpers must wear a mask during the distribution of Holy Communion.


 

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The red communion cloths will be held underneath the person's chin by the assigned adult helpers. The communicant may not touch it and absolutely no wiping of mouths. o No antidoron will be distributed at the time of Communion but instead at the end of the service.


After services

After the dismissal, the clergy will distribute the antidoron wearing a mask and gloves and they will not offer their hands for reverence.


Clergy and faithful will refrain from handshakes or hugs. o For the continued safety of those attending church services in person, parishioners should immediately leave when the service is finished. For the sake of others, please do not socialize in the Narthex or other areas of the church or its surrounding buildings or parking lots.


Additionally, Sunday Coffee Fellowship hours should continue to be suspended until further notice.  


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