Social Distancing Guidelines for New Covenant Church Services:

9:00 am Service (socially distanced service in which the congregation is masked the entire time)

10:30 am Service (socially distanced service in which the congregation will wear masks upon arrival, during singing and recitations, and upon departure, but unmasked when listening only)

GUIDELINES

  • While we are trying very hard to avoid the spread of COVID-19 by being as clean as possible, you need to know that it is impossible to maintain a sterile environment. Please note that you are joining the church service at your own risk.
  • Signage will instruct those who are sick or have been in contact with known COVID patients to stay home and refrain from attending worship service for 14 days in case of contact with a case of COVID or 14 days after all symptoms abate, in the case of infection.
  • Masks are mandatory inside and outside the building. It is still advisable to cough or sneeze into the arm, as opposed to the hand. 
  • Everyone will be encouraged to wash their hands before attending a service, to avoid touching their faces, to refrain from shaking hands, hugging, or touching others outside of their immediate families, in any way.
  • All restrooms will be wiped down after each person uses the restroom, by that person, using disinfectant and wipes provided. A more thorough cleaning will happen between worship services.
  • Door knobs and pew rails will be wiped between services.
  • Every service will be less than an hour in length, and strict cleaning procedures will occur between each service.

PRECAUTIONS:

BEFORE CHURCH

  • Please use your restroom at home.
  • Please take your temperature at home before leaving for church. If you have symptoms of any kind, please do not attend in person. Instead, choose to watch the service online.
  • Please arrive 20 minutes early to check in.

AT CHURCH

  • After you park, head to the check-in by the front door, and we’ll guide you from there. Everyone must be seated by an usher.
  • Please wear masks inside and outside, and observe appropriate social distancing during our time together. 
  • Please obey all signs and follow all traffic-flow instructions.
  • Please use the church restrooms only in an emergency.
  • Please use the designated trash can.
  • Please use the designated offerings box for your gifts.
  • Every service will be less than an hour in length, and strict cleaning procedures will occur between each service.
  • We will be creating a touchless environment that includes no passed offering baskets.
  • We will not provide coffee at this time.

April 15, 2021

 

Greetings!

This Sunday Pastor Jacob will share an exciting message entitled “A Different Kind of Revival,” from Acts 19:8-20. You’ll learn why proclamation is our priority. We look forward to seeing you at 1 Bunting Lane.

Anxiety to Rest” Week 2

Each Sunday we’re looking at the theme “Anxiety to Rest” from a variety of faith-building perspectives, with a different teacher each time. Our first session, last week, featured our friend Dr. Dan Block on “Rediscovering the Gift of Sabbath.” This week Pastor Chris interviews his friend Joseph for a breathtaking story you’ll remember for the rest of your life. All classes will be at 9 a.m. downstairs in Fellowship Hall.

We will provide plenty of tables so that everyone can comfortably spread out. And once you are seated, you may remove your mask. 

Services Offered

    • 9 a.m. socially distanced service in which the congregation is masked the entire time.
    • 10:30 a.m. socially distanced service in which the congregation will wear masks upon arrival, during singing and recitations, and upon departure, but unmasked when listening only. 
    • livestream of the 10:30 a.m. service.

Giving

Here are four ways you can give to God’s work at NCC:
    • In person, by placing your gift in the church offering plate on Sunday morning;
    • By check, made out to New Covenant Church and mailed to: 1 Bunting Lane, Naperville, IL 60565;
    • From our website; and
    • Via Pushpay.

Thank you for giving!

Covenant Kids

  • Children ages 2 through first grade will meet during the 10:30 a.m. service downstairs in the WOW room.
  • Children in grades 2 through 5 will not meet this week.
  • Sermon notes are available here.

Bulletins

COVID-19

    • The leadership team is pleased to announce that we will no longer be taking registrations in advance of our church services going forward. However, we will continue social distancing and masking for the time being. We also will continue to take attendance each Sunday. New Covenant Church is grateful for your flexibility and good spirit during this difficult time of COVID-19.
    • We appreciate your cooperation in the wearing of masks and practice of social distancing. If you don’t feel well, please stay home as a precaution. Our COVID-19 guidelines are here.
    • While we’re working hard to ensure that you feel safe and comfortable at our services, a sterile environment cannot be guaranteed. Come at your own discretion.

Finally…

  • The sermon and service videos will be available here later on Sunday.
  • Please sign up to volunteer! Thanks so much!
 

 

God’s providential hand on New Covenant Church through this summer has been extraordinary. We’ve enjoyed worshiping outside on our south lawn nearly every Sunday, in addition to our indoor and online services. But as the crisp autumn air sharpens into a frosty chill, we know that we again need to approach our worship with flexibility and creativity. That is why, in the video below, Pastor Chris is excited to tell you about our new winter worship plan.

 
Our new format will begin this Sunday, October 18. Please don’t hesitate to send questions to elders@newcovenantnaperville.org. You will receive a letter on Friday from Elder Chairman Karl Pennings explaining more details of our winter services.