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Christ Evangelical

 Lutheran Church
 


 732 Hebron Road, (SR  79)
Heath Ohio, 43056
Phone 740-522-4505
Latest Update 06/13/2021


In person Services have returned to Christ Lutheran on Wednesday evenings at 7:00 PM and Sunday morning at 10:00 AM.  Most of the hard previous restrictions have been removed including row spacing.  We continue to monitor the air freshness in the sanctuary and data thus far has been below the ASHRAE threshold. The C02 level continues to show increases each week as more and members worship and we deplete oxygen during the service. We will continue to monitor these levels as long as rules are in place for similar venues such as school auditoriums.

Here are the latest recommendations and rules from our Church Council President Gary Williams.

 

As most of you know, the CDC has stated that individuals who have received the COVID-19 vaccine are highly unlikely to contract coronovirus.  In addition, they are unlikely to spread the virus to others.  On June 2nd the state’s mandatory mask rule will be eliminated.  With these actions in place, Council met on 5/18/2021  AND 6/08/2021to decide how Christ Lutheran should respond.  The following was decided:

 

1) Mandatory masks at small group meetings will no longer be required. Persons may still wear masks if they desire.  It is strongly recommended that those who have not been vaccinated continue to wear masks.  A small group is considered to be 13 or fewer persons.  Sign in for the meeting should continue to allow for contact tracing in the unlikely event that someone attending a meeting should be diagnosed with COVID-19.

 

2) Mandatory masks will no longer be required at worship services.  A straw count at last week’s Sunday Worship service found a majority of persons had received full vaccination status.  This greatly lowers risk.  Council voted to allow healthy, vaccinated persons to attend without a mask. It is strongly recommended that those who have not been vaccinated continue to wear mask                                                        

 

3) Reservations for worship services will no longer be required.  We also ask persons attending service to sign in to help with our requirement to be able to contact trace.

 

4) Singing at worship services presents additional risk. Council will monitor this at the next few worship services. For the present time, only one or two (if song is short) verses will be sung.

 

5) Communion will continue with the handout cups through the month of July.  Beginning the first of August, up-front communion (only by intinction will be re-introduced ) Watch for worship committee guidance for that future change in serving the Lord's Supper.

 

6)  In a separate action the council has voted to discontinue use of the common cup until further notice.

 

Council is hopeful that this will allow us to return to a more normal Church setting while still keeping us as safe as possible.  As time goes on, we will continue to assess further actions to finally return to pre-COVID life. 

 


We will be video recording the Sunday and/or Wednesday services and they ill be available on line usually by noon that Sunday.  Further details will be posted on Facebook CELC E-Church Group and
 YOUTUBE
 CELC HEATH channel.


Click bar below to watch new or previous CELC Heath Videos


 

Tap the icon below to view bulletin folder for latest on-line services or parking lot services. Check your monthly Light of Christ Mailing for alternate worship activities.



Prior Week Videos can now be found on our  new Youtube Channel under the archive playlist.


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Please take time to subscribe to our new Youtube channel called CELC HEATH: That way you will be notified every time new video content is added for your at home worship activity.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGA15u0bcpb9ISwNheuz-PQ

 

If you forget the URL, just Google CELC HEATH and you will find all our social medial platforms.

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

Our Mission Statement

“To worship God together, share our faith, and spread the love of Jesus through service to all"


Our Pastor

 Chris Adams *

 

Important Emails:

Melissa Quitter
Our Office Admin

Please route all routine  e-mail through the Office Administrative Assistant indicating in Subject Line to whom it should be forwarded.


Office Hours:   Monday - Tuesday, Thursday ,Friday  7:30AM- 11:30 AM. Wednesday noon - 4:00 PM.

Call 522-4505 during Phase 0 Covid before coming in.

 


Executive Committee
2021-2022

President:  Gary Williams

Vice President:
Hank Fitzgerald

Secretary:
Carolyn Peterson

Financial Secretary
Christi Brooks

Treasurer
Denise Ploetz


Council- Liaisons 2021-2022

Faith Formation:
Allison Pyle

Family & Youth:
Margie Leone

Fellowship:
Barbara Crider
Missy Morrison

Four Church Farm:
Hank Fitzgerald

Outreach: 
Carol Hughes
 Margie Leone

Property:
Dennis Morris

Stewardship
Seth Patton
Hank Fitzgerald

Technology:
Matt Kinsley

Worship & Music:
Carolyn Peterson


Staff

Office Manager:
Melissa Quitter *

Music Ministry, Coordinator & Organist:
 Marilyn Yekisa *

Custodian: Craig White
*

Care Team Leader:
Joyce Williams

Family and Youth Coordinator:
Joy Williams

Technology Team Leader
Rhonda White

Webmaster, Sound, Video and Social Media Coordinator
Eldon Peterson

 

*  Paid Position