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Rev. John M. Semmes

Central’s Covid-19 Protocols Update

September 2022

In light of the recent release of a new coronavirus booster for people age 12 and older that targets the ubiquitous BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants, a change in masking requirements at Central is now possible.
At its stated meeting on Tuesday, September 6, upon receiving a recommendation from the 201 Task Force, the Session unanimously approved upgrading the church’s covid protocol to reflect mask-optional status, effective October 1. Masks are still required in worship and elsewhere on our campus through September 30.
Please note there are still some in our family of faith whose immunocompromised health status necessitates they continue to utilize masks. Out of respect for these individuals, please practice good hospitality by volunteering to wear a mask in their presence while in close proximity to them. Also, members of the congregation who wish to remain masked during worship after October 1 may elect to use the sanctuary balcony where better spacing options are available.
The Session again extends its appreciation for your patience and compliance with respect to evolving protocols these past 30 months.
– The Session

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Due to our proximity to the state Capitol, we are a prime location for events including seminars, classes and concerts. We offer a variety of settings for your event from fellowship halls and small classrooms to our sanctuary which can accommodate live streaming for your event. Built in 1880s, Central’s sanctuary is on the National Register of Historic Places and is a popular location for weddings. Our church also has numerous classrooms, historic Rand Chapel and other facilities used by groups throughout the year for a variety of activities. .