As you may be aware, under Phase 2 of Montgomery County’s COVID reopening requirements, churches and houses of worship will be authorized to reopen effective Friday, June 19, 2020.
Accordingly, our plan is to reopen PVA Church on Sunday, June 21, 2020. Therefore, we plan on offering two services at 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM each week until the Phase 2 physical distancing requirements are lessened.
We will continue to offer the live stream worship service at 11:00 AM for those not able or comfortable returning to the building at this time. To watch click here.
The services will be around one hour in duration to allow our staff to clean and prepare the Church for the next scheduled service. Service will begin promptly at the scheduled time.
Due to this physical distancing limitations, we are asking for those desiring to attend a service to send an RSVP to Janet at as soon as possible.
Please include a note which service time you prefer and a second choice as well. We will assign seats as RSVPs come until we exhaust our spacing limitations.
Please follow the recommendations below as we begin re-opening our church.
Please wear a mask at all times. The speakers will be unmasked while using the microphones.
The church building will be open 15 minutes prior to service and closed/locked 15 minutes after service start time, to minimize time in the building.
Please enter through the right side of the outside doors, which will be propped open, weather permitting. You will be met by a greeter opening the inside door, remaining behind the glass.
Use the hand sanitizer in the building to clean your hands when you enter and exit the building.
Please enter the sanctuary through the side/wing door.
Please observe physical distancing of 6-7 feet from persons outside of your immediate family.
Please note: Individual communion packets will be provided and placed on seats prior to service for your use during service during communion services.
An offering box will be located at the front of the church for tithes/offerings. Please wait for an announcement during service concerning offering time.
No refreshments, snacks, or drinks will be provided during this time.
Children must remain with their parents only during this time-No Kid’s Church or Nursery.
The sanctuary, foyer, and bathrooms are the only rooms open to the church body. Please do not congregate in the foyer. Please stay in the sanctuary during service and exit the building following service.
Please note that under Phase 2 of the reopening, the maximum capacity of the sanctuary will be no more 18 individuals or families.
If you are ill or have any signs or symptoms of a cold/flu, please view our service from home.
If you have tested positive for COVID-19, please follow the directions from your healthcare provider and view our service from home until you are cleared medically.
Thank you, in advance, for observing these initial directives. We anticipate revising these directives in the future. We appreciate your support during this pandemic and look forward to moving towards a revised plan soon!