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Update from the Welcome Back Team (WBT)

Washington County Metrics

1) Percent Positive average 1% past 2 weeks, lowest risk LOWEST since start of recording!  

2) Case Rate 1.5/100K, lowest risk LOWEST since start of recording!   

3) Hospital Cases ZERO last Thursday & Friday   

Fully Vaccinated age 18 plus

Country 56% (varies by state 38%-75%),    MD 66%,   WashCo 52%   WashCo age 65+ is at 79%!  

Maryland Updates

7/1/2021 per Governor Hogan lifting MD “State of Emergency” and 18 executive orders, including: requiring use of face coverings in certain circumstances, quarantine and testing of travelers, wage garnishments, delayed tax deadlines, control of child care access and others.

8/15/21 lift remaining 14 exec orders, including MVA license and ID cards, remove moratorium on evictions, repossessions and foreclosure, actions related to nursing homes and others


Per CDC and in effect - Circumstances where people will still need to wear masks in a health-care setting, hospitals, airplanes, buses, trains and other public transportation.    

VBS: FCC has no mask mandate, Amanda and parents can make masking call if activities less than 3ft distancing

FCC Changes

Hymnals, Bibles, prayer request cards and attendance books are back in pews.  Please sign attendance book as in past!!

No capacity or distancing restrictions in sanctuary or education wing rooms.

Fellowship time after worship can begin next Sunday July 4th

Communion will remain as individual self-serve for foreseeable future. Time savings (no prep & clean up), cost savings, deacon volunteers for prep and serving HARD to recruit. Worship and Leadership Board will discuss this topic during summer months

Meritus MyChart - Religious Preference Field added - instructions in Eblast

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Posted June 29, 2021
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