Churches of Christ in Western Australia are an association of churches that facilitate relationships and resources with Churches of Christ leadership, so that local churches grow and multiply.
GUIDE TO REOPENING CHURCH SERVICES
It is always interesting to see how other churches and Christian organisations around the world respond to situations. The Humanitarian Disaster Institute and National Association of Evangelicals in the USA has released a step-by-step, biblically-based and research-based approach to resuming in-person ministries. This resource may help your church do the same when the appropriate time comes – at the very least it is food for thought as we think about the needs of our local communities. Obviously ignore the American references and always follow the regulations and advice from your local state government regarding your particular situation. Read here.
14 May 2020
COVID 19 SAFETY PLAN
Places of Worship are permitted to open in a modified way, with a limit of 20 attendees in addition to the people required to conduct and broadcast the service (maximum of 10 people) and one person per 4sqm. A patron register of attendees’ full name, phone number, date and time of attendance must be kept on record.
*information provided on www.wa.gov.au
As government restrictions start to ease, it is important that churches have a safety plan in place for when your services and ministries can resume. You can view the recommendations here or visit the below websites.
The Guidelines and Templates are available here:
Once you have completed and communicated your COVID19 Safety Plan, ensure that you print the certificate and display at major entry/exit points of your Church.