Coronavirus Updates

Coronavirus Updates

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  • Jan. 1, 2022 Update | COVID Spike
    Dear Friends, This is another challenging time for Grace Church, with the virus spreading rapidly through the congregation. Our main concern is to protect the health and safety of the most vulnerable among us. We’re also mindful that the ongoing spike in COVID cases and hospitalizations in Northern Virginia has imposed a growing burden on the area’s health care system, putting people at risk for not receiving the care they need. To love our neighbor as the Bible teaches, we […]
  • September 10 | Sunday School Update
    Dear Friends, We look forward to the resumption of our Sunday School program this coming Lord’s Day. Children’s Sunday School classes are located in the basement classrooms.  The sustained close proximity of children in the basement classroom during the 45 minutes of Sunday School presents unique challenges as we seek to limit opportunities for the spread of the Delta Variant of the Covid virus in the face of a significant increase in cases in Fairfax County.  Teachers will be taking […]
  • September 3 | Update – Fall Ministries and Safety Measures
    Dear Friends, We look forward to church life this fall, in which we will be scaling up some of our ministries.  At the same time, we need to take reasonable measures to protect the vulnerable from the Covid delta variant. Below is an update on how selected ministries will function this fall, together with a reminder of the measures we will take to protect those at risk.  Generally, the church will exercise some safeguards at an institutional level, but many […]
  • August 6 | Update from the Pandemic Safety Task Force and Session
    Dear Friends, We continue to trust the Lord in the midst of Covid variant developments. We know He will sustain us and will continue to give us grace as we seek to move forward together. We are monitoring the evolving situation regarding the Covid Delta variant, as well as the directives and recommendations coming from the federal, state and local authorities regarding safety and best practices. On August 3, 2021, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors issued a recommendation, taking […]
  • June 11 | Masking Policy Update
    Dear Friends, Thank you for your faithfulness and charity in walking forward through the challenges of Covid-19 and the mitigation measures.  This email updates Grace’s masking policy to fully track with directions from Governor Northam and the CDC.  Current guidance states that fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks.  For unvaccinated or not fully-vaccinated people, the Commonwealth of Virginia recommends but does not require masks.  We continue to support the guidance of our civil authorities while also recognizing […]