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REGISTRATION FOR SERVICES
Orthros 9:00 am and Divine Liturgy 10:00 am
 
Parishioners MUST register weekly to attend services.  Emails are sent out weekly. 
 
Parishioners can also call the church office to register.  201-567-5072
 
Registrations are on a first come first serve basis.
 
Visit our Website at stjohntenafly.org  for Youtube and Facebook livestreaming links, as well as donation links.
 
The requirements below have been developed in accordance with all State and Local regulations, CDC guidelines, and Metropolis of New Jersey requirements.
 
PARISH REQUIREMENTS:
  • For the time being, the celebration of the Divine Liturgy shall continue to be livestreamed for the parishioners (due to capacity limits) who are unable to attend the service.
  • Prior to entry into the Church parishioners will be asked if they have been in contact with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19, or if they are taking care of anyone with COVID-19 symptoms. If they respond yes, then they will not be allowed to enter the Church.
  • There are to be no gatherings of any kind after the conclusion of the Divine Liturgy.
  • Collection baskets are not to be passed. At the end of Liturgy a basket will be placed in the Narthex and parishioners are encouraged to leave their donation as they exit.
  • There will be only one door available for entrance into the Church. This door will be kept open so that parishioners do not need to touch the door handle.
  • There will be no access for parishioners to enter other buildings or areas, other than where the Liturgy is being celebrated.
PARISHIONER SAFETY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Parishioners must wear protective masks throughout the Service.
  • Parishioners must sanitize their hands upon entering the Church.
  • Parishioners upon entry must register their attendance with their full names and contact information.
  • Parishioners must adhere to the social distancing guidelines of keeping a 6 foot distance from other parishioners at all times in the pews and throughout the Church. The only exception being for families that have quarantined together, as they will be able to sit together in a designated section of the Church.
  • Parishioners must screen themselves prior to coming to church including a temperature check even if they have not experienced any symptoms of COVID-19. If they have any symptoms, they are not to attend Church.
  • Parishioners are not to wander in the Church, in the Parish facilities, or outside on the parish grounds.
  • Parishioners must leave the Church premises, including the parking lot and exterior grounds, upon conclusion of the Divine Liturgy, all the while maintaining social distancing standards.
  • If after attending any service, a parishioner experiences symptoms of or tests positive for COVID-19, in addition to immediately contacting their medical provider, they must contact the Church office to inform the parish of the date that they attended service.
LITURGICAL GUIDELINES FOR REOPENING:
  • Until further notice there will be no Choirs.
  • The traditional practice of receiving Holy Communion will not be changed.
  • Andidoron will be placed in a plastic bag, and each parishioner will carefully take their own piece from the basket, without touching the remaining.

 

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