Kids & Student Update 6.11.21
We wanted to send you a reminder update about our churchwide COVID-related guidelines for CompassKids & CompassStudents. Starting this weekend, June 12/13, face coverings will be optional for children, students, volunteers and staff in CompassKids & CompassStudents at all 4 of our in-person locations. We initially shared this in a note to our church family on May 21.
After thoughtfully and prayerfully discussing multiple factors, our Elders made decisions last month to change our church COVID-related guidelines; with some changes going into effect in May, and others going into effect in June. As a reminder, face coverings are optional in all 12 of our in-person worship services, across our 4 sites in Bolingbrook, Naperville, South Naperville and Wheaton.
If you have questions or concerns about these guidelines, please do contact your campus. Also, hundreds of people still weekly join us for worship services, CompassKids ministry and more at Compass Online - click HERE to learn more. Whether in-person or online, opting for a face covering or not, we encourage our church family to love each other in unity, mutual respect and care for others.
We love being a church family together with you! We continue to pray for the many people around the country and around the world who are experiencing everything from disappointment to discouragement to tragedy from this hard COVID pandemic. We find hope in Jesus Christ and in the community of people that He continues to form in His name!
The Compass Church Elders & Senior Staff
With the recent change in COVID protocols from the national CDC and the State of Illinois, we are changing our church COVID guidelines, effective this weekend, Sat May 22, 2021. The wearing of face coverings will be optional at all 12 of our in-person worship services. Face coverings will remain required within our indoor Children and Student ministry areas until the weekend of Sat June 12, 2021. Children or students attending worship services are not required to wear face coverings. Staff and volunteers in Children and Student ministry areas will still be wearing face coverings until Sat June 12, 2021.
Also, overall, we will not be calling for socially-distanced seating in our 4 in-person worship centers or social distancing in our atriums. However, at our Wheaton Campus, there will be some seating sections in the worship center that call for social distancing, to accommodate this preference at that site. This will be in place for the next 3 weekends, through Sun June 6, 2021. It is expected that the State of Illinois will be in the final stage of COVID recommendations by the following weekend, Sat June 12, 2021.
If you have questions or concerns about these new Compass guidelines, please do contact your campus. Also, hundreds of people still weekly join us for worship services and more at Compass Online - click HERE to learn more. Whether in-person or online, opting for a face covering or not, we encourage our church family to love each other in unity, mutual respect and care for others.
We are here for you and our community. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to come along side of you.
The Compass Church Leadership
Bolingbrook Campus Sun 9:30a, 11a English & 11a Spanish
Naperville Campus Sat 5p, Sun 9:15 & 11:15a
South Naperville Campus Sat 5:15p & Sun 9:30 & 11a
Wheaton Campus Sat 6p, Sun 8:30 & Sun 10:15a
Compass Online Sun 9, 10 & 11a
For more information about CompassKids COVID-19 guidelines, click on a campus below
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