Worship Changes

(during the COVID-19 threat)

UPDATE: We are going to err on the side of caution and CANCEL our service today. However, please join us for a Facebook live virtual service at 10:30am.

  • New City will hold worship as planned this Sunday with some slight adjustments in an effort to heed the guidelines put out by the CDC.
  • We will stream the service on our church’s Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/newcityoburg. And the sermon will be recorded and posted to our website & podcast Sunday afternoon.
  • If you currently have any persistent symptoms related to coughing, sneezing, fever, or a runny nose, please stay home. If you are sick with a cold or any symptoms of the flu or Coronavirus, please stay inside and do not expose yourself to others.
  • If you are over 70 or have a serious chronic medical condition, we encourage you to stay home.
  • We will not serve coffee or food during our 10:00am gathering time, but feel free to bring your own. The kids’ bible study will meet as usual.
  • We will have plenty of soap and paper towels on hand. Please wash your hands when you arrive. You can count out the recommended 20 second wash by singing the New City Doxology remix with the Amens.
  • Please forego hugs and handshakes in favor of elbow-bumps and waves. We are family, but we’ll have to show it in other ways this week.
  • Avoid touching your face, eyes, nose, and mouth. If you do, please take a moment to re-wash your hands.
  • If you cough, cough into your elbow or a Kleenex and throw the Kleenex away. After using a Kleenex, wash your hands.
  • Be conscious of touching handles on doors, sinks, cars, etc. For example, use the proper hand washing technique of turning off the water with a paper towel and then opening the door with the paper towel before throwing it away.
  • The offering bowl will be placed on a table as you enter the worship area. You can give as you enter or when you are leaving. Online giving is always available.
  • We will not pass The Lord’s Supper this week, but it will be served “self-service” on the table up front.
  • In times of national emergency such as this, it is important that we follow our Savior’s lead of love and “count others more significant than ourselves.” Fittingly, the sermon is on “fellowship” as a means of God’s grace in our lives. May we love one another well!