Worship Service Reservation

 

Click Here to RSVP for Worship

 

We look forward to welcoming you back to Church! We are required by NYS regulations to keep a registry of our service attendees for the purpose of contact tracing in the event someone becomes ill. We are thankful for your understanding and cooperation during these times as we do everything possible to keep everyone safe. Please don’t forget to register!!

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  (Ushers ,Embracing) 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 2 persons at a time in each bathroom (male/female).
  • Screeners & Check-in will be available until 11:30 am. 
  • Holy Communion & Offertory done based on Social Distancing guidelines. There will be no Baptisms until further notice. 
  • Cleaning will be done during the week based on CDC and NYS cleaning recommendations. 
  • Fellowship Hall, Conference room and classrooms will not be in use.

What Star Expects from You

  • RSVP you and your family online prior to your arrival on Sundays. 
  • Arrive at the Church  20-30 minutes prior to worship 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.
  • Bring your own Bible or device, as paper Bibles and Hymnals have been removed from the sanctuary due to COVID restrictions. 
  • Pay your tithe or give an offering via electronically or bring your own tithing envelope (envelopes will no longer be distributed). 
  • Practice social distancing by  respecting the personal boundaries of fellow congregants as they participate in worship.
  • If you are feeling sick or been out of state in a travel ban state within the last 14 days, please join us online for worship. 
  • Please follow entry and exit instructions as given by signs and church leadership.

Star’s Reentry Plan

Star of Bethlehem is excited to announce that we are planning to open back up for in-person worship. In our efforts to ensure a safe and healthy return to ministry in our building, we will begin a phased reopening schedule to allow us to serve you and maintain the highest standards of safety for in-person worship. Please note that our plans and new procedures are in conjunction with the CDC, NYS and Westchester County guidance. This plan is subject for revision based on COVID infection rates. 
 
Oct. 18 & 25 – Phase 1: In Person Worship Soft opening – Ministers, Diaconate, Trustees & Min. Presidents & Vice-Presidents Only
Nov. 1 – Phase 2: In Person Worship Only  – Members & Visitors (No Nursery & Children’s Church will remain Virtual)
TBD – Phase 3: Ministry Events & Meetings
TBD – Phase 4: Children & Youth Activities on site 
TBD – Phase 5: No more Social Distancing. 
 
Currently due to social distancing guidelines the maximum number of attendees allowed in our building is 120. All attendees must pre-register by clicking the link abovePlease plan to arrive early to allot time to be screened and seated. 
 

We will continue to live stream our services via all of our digital platforms (website, Facebook, and YouTube).