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Join Us For In Person Worship!

We can't wait to see you again in person! Things are a little different during this season and we are taking every precaution to provide safe and healthy environments for you and your family. Below you will find the link to register as well as instructions and important safety protocols for attending worship with us in person. We ask that you review the guidelines so you are prepared for what to expect when you arrive on campus.

PLEASE NOTE:  Modern Worship will begin at 9:30 in Celebration Hall and the Traditional Service will begin at 11:15 in the Sanctuary.


Instructions & Important Safety Protocols for Attending In-Person Worship

BEFORE YOU LEAVE HOME ON SUNDAY:
  • For everyone’s wellbeing, please do not attend if anyone in your party is feeling ill or running a fever, regardless of the cause. Also, you may want to stay home and live stream worship if you are in the high-risk category for Covid-19 as there is no way to guarantee a virus-free environment. 
  • Please bring a mask with you to wear while on Hillside’s campus. Wearing masks, covering the nose and mouth, is recommended for the entire time you are on the property, including during worship.

WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU ARRIVE:
  • Near the entrance will be a check-in and sanitation table. There you will be checked off the registration list by a Greeter and your temperature will be taken with a touchless thermometer. All Guest Services Volunteers will be wearing masks and will practice frequent hand washing for your protection.
 
ONCE INSIDE (SEE BELOW IF YOU ARE BRINGING CHILDREN TO CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS):
  • The Ushers will assist you in finding a seat.
  • To maintain sanitation please restrict your presence to the worship venue, the lobby, the restroom or the children’s area to drop off and pick up your children.
  • Following the service, rows will be dismissed individually by the Ushers to avoid congestion in the lobby. 
  • There will be baskets for your offering at the venue doors as you enter or leave worship.  

IF YOU ARE BRINGING CHILDREN TO CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS:
  • We will have programs for kids’ nursery through 5th Grade. 
For Children’s Drop off and Pickup: 
  • Everyone (kids and parents) need to sign in  either at the Clubhouse or the Nursery desk.
  • Parents can pick up children after the service in their classroom

THINGS YOU CAN DO GOING FORWARD:
  1. PRAY!  For those who are ill, for the families of those who have died, for medical personnel and essential workers, for the strength of the Christian church and Hillside specifically, for guidance in showing the truth of Christ in your words and actions…
  2. KEEP YOURSELF AND OTHERS WELL!  Practice social distancing, wear a mask in public, wash your hands frequently, exercise and get fresh air, check on your neighbors and the elderly, bring a meal or run errands for those who can’t do it for themselves, maintain good mental health by avoiding too much media coverage and by talking with others, count your blessings instead of your fears…
  3. KEEP THE CHURCH STRONG!  The role of the church will be more crucial than ever as a result of this pandemic and its after affects. Maintain regular worship online or in-person, read scripture, stay in touch and informed on Hillside’s website, share the peace found in Jesus with others, invite them to live stream worship, maintain financial support of Hillside UMC…

We always welcome your questions and if you have any issues completing your registration, please email us at [email protected]