COVID Rules and Regulations for attending Divine Liturgies

As a general rule, if you are not feeling well please stay home.


Members who are 65 years or older, and /or with pre-existing conditions, must observe extreme caution if they choose to attend a Divine Liturgy.


In order to resume Liturgical Services at the Church, the congregation must comply with the rules and regulations of Montgomery County, as follows:


If a member, or any of his/her family members, experiences any of the following symptoms he/she may not attend the Liturgy:

  • Coughing

  • Sneezing

  • Runny nose

  • Shortness of breath

  • Loss of taste or smell

  • Fever

Each member should check his/her temperature before going to the Church. If the temperature exceeds 99.2 F please stay home.

Each member must wear a mask at all times during the Liturgy.  The mask can only be removed to partake of Holy Communion.  

Social distancing should be observed at all times. Greetings shall be without physical touching, handshaking, or hugging.Members should abstain from touching icons and relics.

The Church will not provide head scarves, handkerchiefs, or water after communion -  you must bring your own.

No group gatherings are permitted within the Church facilities or the parking lot. When the service concludes please leave the Church immediately.

Attendance is by registration only.  If you have not registered and received a confirmation for a reserved spot, please do not got to Church, you will not be admitted.  The Church will maintain accurate attendance records in case contact tracing is needed.

In further compliance with the rules and regulations of Montgomery County, the church must clean and disinfect the entire church building after each service.

You may only register for one Divine Liturgy per month.  

 

Thank you for your patience and compliance while we navigate this pandemic.

In Person Services

Register for a liturgy on the "Liturgy Sign-Up" page. Liturgies are held daily, see calendar page. In person liturgies are limited to  8 congregants.

Online Services

See Calendar for more information.

Sign up for English Services via our Facebook Page

Visit us
6523 78th Street
Cabin John, MD 20818

Visit us

St. George Coptic Church of MDChurch

(301) 646-0888

akamal1187@stgmdss.com

 

6523 78th St

Cabin John, MD 20818

  • White Facebook Icon

St George Coptic Orthodox Church of MD