Coronavirus & First Pres

FPC COVID-19 Safety Protocols

First Presbyterian Church seeks to provide a safe and welcoming environment for all that enter our spaces.  We strive to adhere to best practices around COVID-19 protocols to help ensure the well-being of our members, guests, and staff.
 
Below you may find FPC’s masking protocols based on the current level of transmission in Washtenaw County as determined by the CDC and the Washtenaw County Health Department.  Protocol for Sunday worship services will be based on the level announced by the CDC and Washtenaw Health Department at 9:00 a.m. on the preceding Friday.
 
The current transmission level may be found at the Washtenaw County Health Department.

Low Level of Transmission:
Masks are optional. 

Medium Level of Transmission:
Masks are optional. 

High Level of Transmission:
Masks are recommended.

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Staying Connected...

  • We are connecting in-person, online, on the radio, and via Zoom.
  • We listen and respond to phone, text, and email messages.
  • Our distinctive ministries of worship, music, Christian formation, congregational care, and mission continue to operate to serve our community and members.

Our Facilities

The First Pres facilities are open for people to visit Monday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Friday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.  Members can now use their fobs to enter the building between 8:30 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. on weekdays and 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on weekends.

Pastors and program staff are available by phone, text, or email. Should you need to reach us, simply call the church office (734) 662- 4466. 

Funerals & Memorials

Funerals and memorial services may be scheduled in our Sanctuary and Monteith Hall.  Livestream is available upon request. Please contact Rev. Melissa Anne Rogers for more information.

Weddings

Weddings may be scheduled in our Sanctuary and Monteith Hall.  Livestream is available for a fee.  Please contact Rev. Melissa Anne Rogers for more information.

Recommendations for Everyone!

WASH your hands. Hand sanitizer is good, but proper handwashing is better! Here’s a great video that shows how.  Sing Happy Birthday twice while washing your hands before you rinse.  Also, count how many times a day you wash your hands. Three? Ten? Thirty? The number doesn't matter as much as your awareness of how often and when you're doing it. Here's are the recommendations from the CDC:

  • whenever you come into your home (first thing)
  • after using the restroom (of course!)
  • before eating
  • after sneezing or coughing (if possible - here's where hand sanitizer comes in handy)
  • any other time you're moving in public places and have the opportunity