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West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church

The language of “covenant” is near and dear to our Unitarian Universalist hearts. It symbolizes a key aspect of our liberal religious heritage: that our unity is something we each help create through loving actions towards each other. “We do not have to think alike to love alike.”

Here is our COVID Covenant. It was developed by our Coordinating Team (composed of staff and lay leaders), our Parish Nurses, and safety expert Scott Armour.

  • VACCINATION: We highly recommend that if you are attending the in-person service that you are fully vaccinated and boosted. We will not require proof of vaccination, nor will we be checking vaccination cards.
  • CHECK IN REQUIRED: We will require everyone to check in upon arrival at the church. We recommend that you pre-register on Realm to make this process faster. If you prefer to register once you arrive, that is fine, too. Please allow at least 15 minutes for check in and seating. The check-in requirement is for contact tracing purposes.
  • MASKING: To provide a safe and secure environment for ALL who wish to attend the in-person service, everyone age 3 and older is required to wear a mask while in the building including during the worship service.
  • SOCIAL DISTANCING: We encourage families to sit together in the Sanctuary but be seated 3 feet from other individuals and families. We urge social distancing of at least 3 feet in hallways. Hugs and hand-shakes are strongly discouraged.
  • HAND HYGIENE: Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing. If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands. We will have hand sanitizer readily available before the service in the vestibule, at the Welcome Center, and the Church office.
  • STAY HOME: We ask that you stay at home if you’re not feeling well or a member of your household is not feeling well; if you have tested positive for COVID within the past ten days; or have been in close contact with someone who has.
  • SINGING: participants in the service are invited to hum along with the hymns. We ask that you do not sing.
  • CONTACT TRACING: If you should test positive for COVID after attending the service, please contact Business Administrator Debbie Elliott in the church office at 440-333-2255 Ext. 100 or delliott@wsuuc.org. All information will remain confidential.