Homegoing Services

 “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.” – Matthew 5:4

 
 
Star of Bethlehem is grateful to be able to host the services for your deceased love one. All Homegoing activities have been determined with the safety and healthy of all attendees as our top priority. To learn more about our Covid-19 procedures please scroll down. Due to area’s COVID infection rate and social distancing guidelines the maximum capacity for Homegoing services is 125 people. 
 
All services will be streamed online on our church website.
 

HOMEGOING CELEBRATIONS SCHEDULE:

 
Mother Earthlee Gordon – Thursday, October 14, 2021 
Viewing – 9:00 – 10:00 AM
Service – 10 AM
Family will be given priority seating and entry.
 
 
 

What to Expect from Star

  • Check-in & COVID Screening prior to entry (Temp checks, contact tracing, etc…)
  • Mask will be provided for those who do not have one to wear during worship. 
  • Welcomed, greeted, and seated by Hospitality Team at upon entry of the building.
  • Seating based on households and social distancing (6ft. apart and every other row). 
  • Sanitizer Stations and hygiene signs posted inside sanctuary, and throughout the building. Limit of 3 persons at a time in each bathroom (male/female).
  • Screeners & Check-in will be available for the 45 min. before and 20 min. after the service has begun. 
  • Cleaning will be done during the day before based on CDC and NYS cleaning recommendations. 

What Star Expects from You

  • RSVP you and your family online at least 1 day prior to funeral. 
  • Immediate family members will have priority seating and entry.  
  • Arrive at the Church  20-30 minutes prior to the service to give time for the check in process. 
  • Bring and properly wear your mask or face covering at all times. Please cover your nose AND mouth when wearing your mask.
  • Practice social distancing by respecting the personal boundaries all attendees.
  • If you have been in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID in the last 14 days, are feeling sick or been out of state in a travel ban state  or country within the last 14 days, please join us online for worship. 
  • Please follow entry and exit instructions as given by signs and church leadership.