Our Response to COVID-19
GCPC Session Decisions
Session reopened GCPC for in-person person on Sunday, August 23rd.
To protect the most vulnerable in our community and to show the love of Christ to one another, there will be required Covid-19 protocols that take into account recommendations from the CDC and local and state officials. These protocols include, but are not limited to:
Masks covering the nose and mouth while in building
Entry/exit using front steps; those with mobility issues use parking lot entrance
Sanitizing hands upon entry/exit from building
Social distancing of at least 6 feet throughout building
No congregational singing
Restrooms limited to designated facilities on main/third floor--emergencies only
The suspension of childcare and nursery services
No lingering in building, with socially distanced fellowship outdoors after worship
Required registration, to assist with contact tracing if needed - Register by 5pm on Fridays by using the link below, or by calling the church office at 804-359-2463.
In addition to these protocols, the church’s air conditioning / HVAC has been upgraded with recommended HEPA filters and air ionizers to reduce risk of infection as much as possible. All of our high volume areas are currently protected by our upgraded HVAC systems: sanctuary, fellowship hall, classrooms and hallways. Future upgrades are being considered.
By following these protocols, the Session believes we can create a worship experience that provides spiritual nurturing and connection, along with a meaningful opportunity to give praise and glory to God. For those who cannot or who choose not to return to in-person worship, the Session is excited to offer a live-streaming of worship starting in September. This ministry, along with our radio broadcasts, will provide another option for members and visitors.
To protect our tenants, church staff, and staff and children of the Child Development Center the church office and building will remain closed during the week for church business. The church’s virtual office will remain open, with staff accessible during regular business hours. Small groups may register to schedule the use of Room 212 at the church.
Worship and Fellowship in the time of Coronavirus
Tune in on Sunday mornings
at 10:00am to WLES, 590 AM or 97.7 FM
Live streaming is also available at www.truthnetwork.com
Join us on Thursdays at 12:00 p.m. on Zoom for our midweek Bible Study. This study is open to everyone and does not require prior attendance.
We are reading through the Gospel of Matthew together, going chapter by chapter. In this way, Scripture becomes a conversation—something that brings us together.
Watch the Livestream of our Sunday Service on our YouTube channel. We encourage those watching from home to comment in the live chat, allowing us to continue to fellowship virtually.
For questions, concerns, or technical issues, please contact email@example.com or call the church office at 804-359-2463.
How to Access Zoom for Sunday School and other Virtual Events:
Our Meeting ID is 804-359-2463
Our Meeting Passcode is 1627
Join with "one-tap "mobile
Join with touch-tone phone:
Dial 1-646-558-8656 ... then enter the meeting id 804-359-2463#