COVID-19

Practices & Procedures

INDOOR SERVICES 

Practices & Procedures

Sundays • 8:30 & 10:00a


Seating 

Chairs will be arranged in rows. We ask that you continue to leave appropriate space between households as you’re choosing your seat.

Regarding Masks 

8:30a: Mask required in all spaces

10:00 & 11:30a: Mask optional in all spaces

What to bring

  • Bible, Notebook, Pen/Pencil (printed notes are available) 
  • -OR- Preloaded Bulletin on your phone (opcmilford.org/bulletin)
  • Mask (as needed)

When You Arrive

You’ll be greeted by someone to answer your questions & direct you either to the Auditorium or to our check in station for kids.

Hugs & Handshakes? 

We leave this at your discretion, but ask that you be respectful of one another’s preferences regarding hugs and handshakes. Feel free to continue smiling and waving a lot if that’s what you’re more comfortable with.

Giving 

We will not be passing the offering bags during our service. We ask that you continue to give online or drop your offering in the white boxes as you exit the auditorium after the service. Thank you for your faithful giving. 

Regarding Health 

When you come to church, please be aware of the health of your family members and yourself. If you are not feeling well, please stay home and watch online. Feel free to ask for prayer and we will have the prayer team pray for you by name. You know your health best, so please only bring your healthiest you to services.

Restrooms 

The restrooms in the lobby are available.

Regarding Sanitization

Hand sanitizing stations can be found throughout the lobby & building. Please use them as needed. 

What happens if someone tests positive for COVID-19 who attended a worship service? 

It will be requested of any attendee who tests positive for COVID-19 and has attended a worship service of Oak Pointe Church Milford to notify the church office immediately by way of milford@oakpointe.org or phoning 248-685-3560. The highest levels of privacy will be maintained; no individual names of any who disclose to the church office a positive COVID-19 test result will be publicized or made known in the church-wide communication.

Going Forward 

Let’s move forward together out of devotion to our Lord and love for one another, adopting the mindset the Apostle Paul directs us to have: “I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree with one another in what you say and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be perfectly united in mind and thought” (1 Corinthians 1:10).

Questions?

milford@oakpointe.org

Indoor Adult Groups

Practices & Procedures


Seating 

Chairs for the formal gathering time will be spaced apart appropriately. Please try to maintain a reasonable social distance as you meet.

Regarding Masks 

In Common Areas:

Masks are required in all common areas while inside the building.

When Seated – During Program or Group:

Masks are optional while seated in distanced chairs, or outside.

Regarding Health 

When you come to your group, please be aware of the health of your family members and yourself. If you are not feeling well, please stay home and request to attend via Zoom. Feel free to ask for prayer and we will have the volunteer staff team pray for you by name. You know your health best.

What happens if someone tests positive for COVID-19 who attended your group? 

It will be requested of any attendee who tests positive for COVID-19 and has attended a group meeting of Oak Pointe Church Milford to notify the church office immediately by way of milford@oakpointe.org or phoning 248-685-3560. The highest levels of privacy will be maintained; no individual names of any who disclose to the church office a positive COVID-19 test result will be publicized or made known in the church-wide communication.

Going Forward 

Let’s move forward together out of devotion to our Lord and love for one another, adopting the mindset the Apostle Paul directs us to have: “I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree with one another in what you say and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be perfectly united in mind and thought” (1 Corinthians 1:10).

Questions?

micah.jelinek@oakpointe.org

KIDS MINISTRY 

Practices & Procedures

Sundays 8:30 & 10:00a • Nursery – 5th Grade


Regarding Masks 

Ark Park (Birth-Preschool):

8:30a: Mask Required for all volunteers and optional for kids*

10:00a: Mask Optional for all volunteers and kids

*this is an acknowledgment of the difficulty of keeping masks on small kids, as well as the safety of workers attempting to put masks back on kids.

K3 Cove and Club 45 (K-5th Grade):

8:30a: Mask Required for all volunteers and kids with mask breaks occurring during large group teaching

10:00a: Masks optional for all volunteers and kids

Social Distancing:

Although social distancing amongst children is extremely difficult, it will be encouraged in both large and small group settings. Chairs/stools will be spaced out to encourage social distancing.

What to bring

  • Bible
  • Water Bottle
  • Mask (as needed)

When You Arrive – Check In

Families can check-in at the kiosk the church lobby and will receive necessary tags to enter Oak Pointe Kids spaces. To keep the lobby and stairwells less congested, it is recommended one parent drop off and pick up their child in their designated space. All “FREE TO GO” passes are suspended until further notice. Any Child entering into Oak Pointe Kid spaces must have an adult dropping off and picking up. Children must remain with their parents at all time while in common spaces (lobby, hallways & restrooms).

Sanitization:

Kid areas will be sanitized after each service. Only toys that can be properly sanitized will be available for play. Other toys that cannot be sanitized will be packed and stored for another time. Each child will have his/her own designated supply box. Hand sanitizer will be available in each room, bathroom & common areas.

Singing

We will have worship by singing.

What happens if someone tests positive for COVID-19 who attended a kids program? 

It will be requested of any attendee who tests positive for COVID-19 and has attended a kids program of Oak Pointe Church Milford to notify the church office immediately by way of milford@oakpointe.org or phoning 248-685-3560.  The highest levels of privacy will be maintained; no individual names of any who disclose to the church office a positive COVID-19 test result will be publicized or made known in the church-wide communication.

Going Forward 

Let’s move forward together out of devotion to our Lord and love for one another, adopting the mindset the Apostle Paul directs us to have: “I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree with one another in what you say and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be perfectly united in mind and thought” (1 Corinthians 1:10).

Questions?

kelly.astwood@oakpointe.org

INDOOR YOUTH GROUP

Practices & Procedures

Wednesdays (High School) • 7:00-9:00p
Thursdays (Middle School) • 6:30-8:30p
No Rock on Sunday


When You Arrive

Youth Group will meet in the student center.

You’ll be greeted by volunteer staff to direct students to our check in station. A volunteer will ask your name for a touch free check in. Hand sanitizer will be provided at check in and we ask all students to sanitize their hands before entering.

Seating 

Chairs for the formal gathering time of youth group will be spaced apart appropriately. We ask students to not move their chairs to ensure proper social distancing.

Social distancing will occur during the life group gathering time.

Regarding Masks 

In Common Areas:

Masks are required in all common areas while inside the building.

When Seated:

Masks are optional while seated in distanced chairs.

Cafe 

The cafe will be open for sale. Volunteers will serve students with masks and gloves.

Hugs & Handshakes? 

We leave this at your discretion, but ask that you be respectful of one another’s preferences regarding hugs and handshakes. Feel free to continue smiling and waving a lot if that’s what you’re more comfortable with.

Regarding Health 

When you come to youth group, please be aware of the health of your family members and yourself. If you are not feeling well, please stay home and watch the livestream on youtube. Feel free to ask for prayer and we will have the volunteer staff team pray for you by name. You know your health best, so please only bring your healthiest you to youth group.  

Restrooms 

The downstairs restrooms in the church are available. Please note that the bathrooms will not be available for congregating.

Regarding Sanitization

Hand sanitizing stations can be found throughout the building. Feel free to use them as needed.

Singing

We will have worship by singing.

What happens if someone tests positive for COVID-19 who attended youth group? 

It will be requested of any attendee who tests positive for COVID-19 and has attended a student program of Oak Pointe Church Milford to notify the church office immediately by way of milford@oakpointe.org or phoning 248-685-3560. The highest levels of privacy will be maintained; no individual names of any who disclose to the church office a positive COVID-19 test result will be publicized or made known in the church-wide communication.

Going Forward 

Let’s move forward together out of devotion to our Lord and love for one another, adopting the mindset the Apostle Paul directs us to have: “I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree with one another in what you say and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be perfectly united in mind and thought” (1 Corinthians 1:10).

Questions?

perry.dunlap@oakpointe.org

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