Here are our guidelines of what to expect when you come to worship at St Peter’s starting May 30, 2021First the new adjustments for worship:• Masks are optional in our public space and the space outside the church.. By CDC guidelines, members, who are fully vaccinated are given the option as to whether they continue to wear a mask. By CDC guidelines, members, who are not fully vaccinated should continue to wear a mask• We welcome members to participate as our readers / ushers / greeters. Please contact the office if you are interested in any of the above.• Singing hymns by the congregation will be encouraged whether masked or not. Hymnals will be returned to the pews.• We will return special offering envelopes• We will provide snack and beverage in the new entrance following service. We ask that you continue to move to the outside of the church once you have your refreshments. Protocol that will continue as before:• Virtual presence will continue on Facebook Live / Zoom• Hand sanitizer is located in several places inside the building• Our choir / accompanists will assist in leading hymns for the summer, location to be determined• Social distancing (6 feet) will be encouraged of all of you. • Attendance (contact tracing) will be taken at each service / we wish to never have to contact you of a potential exposure BUT WE WILL should it occur AND we EXPECT the same of you.• Communion packets will be distributed as you enter / offering plates will be at the back of the sanctuary• Ushering will happen at the end of service ONLY (You may pick your seat, understanding that 6’ distance between families should be considered). We have space.If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to me / Vicky / 608-393-0066Other items that we look forward to in the future months: (see articles for more details)• Re-dedication / June 13 / at worship service / cake and beverage provided• VBS / June 13-17 / meal provided / 5:30-7:30 / adults needed to help / contact Lorinda Broughton• Ice Cream Social / July 11 / 4:00-7:00 / headed by the councilRe-dedication service for our Mill Street Project / June 13 / during worship We are finally, and I mean finally going to put this project to bed. That means and I really, really mean that we have a re-dedication scheduled, including a special service to take place on June 13 at our 9:00 am worship. Cake and beverage will be provided following worship in the new entrance. The items for the time capsule will be revealed. You still have time to submit items for the capsule. A photo album will be available on that day for members to look at in the future. We will have a presentation in the new entrance with other items to show.
Ice Cream social / July 11 / 4:00-7:00 pm The council will head this year’s Ice Cream Social . The date will be July 11 from 4:00-7:00 pm. Sign up sheets will be in the back of the church in June.
The Brotherhood also purchased ten Bibles to be donated to the prison chaplaincy ministry in Baraboo. More outreach to this important ministry will be coming soon!