GATEWAY REOPENING

Latest Update – Monday 11th january, 2021

GATEWAY HAS PUT THE FOLLOWING PLANS IN PLACE FOR CHURCH ACTIVITY

ALERT LEVEL FIVE:

WHILST THE NATION IS UNDER NATIONAL LOCKDOWN, ALL ‘IN PERSON’ ACTIVITY AT GATEWAY WILL CEASE EXCEPTING:

  • SUNDAY SERVICE (all age service with a maximum capacity of 150)

AS THE AUDITORIUM CAPACITY IS 1800, THIS PROVIDES A ROBUST ABILITY TO SOCIAL DISTANCE AT THIS TIME.

IMPORTANT NOTE: NEW GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES STRONG ADVISE ‘CLINICALLY EXTREMELY VULNERABLE’ PEOPLE TO STAY HOME AT THIS TIME

TIER SYSTEM:

DURING ALL FOUR TIERS, THE FOLLOWING ‘IN-PERSON’ EVENTS WILL CONTINUE TO TAKE PLACE (AS PERMITTED):

  • SUNDAY SERVICES
  • SUNDAY LIVE STREAM
  • PRAYER WALKS
  • PRAISE AND WORSHIP PRACTICES

TIER FOUR

IN PERSON EVENTS:

  • SUNDAY SERVICES (all age service with a maximum capacity of 300)

ONLINE PLATFORMS:

  • PASTORAL CARE SESSIONS
  • MIDWEEK SMALL GROUPS
  • FLOURISH AND COURAGEOUS EVENTS
  • EVANGELISM MEETINGS
  • TEAM MEETINGS
  • COMMUNION GROUPS

CANCELLED:

  • FRIDAY NIGHT YOUTH MINISTRY
  • SUNDAY YOUTH GROUPS
  • SUNDAY CHILDREN’S CLASSES
  • ALL OTHER PHYSICAL GATHERINGS
  • ‘GATHERED’ PRAYER WALKS

TIER THREE: 

IN PERSON EVENTS:

  • SUNDAY SERVICES (all age service with a maximum capacity of 300)
  • PASTORAL CARE SESSIONS

ONLINE PLATFORMS:

  • PASTORAL CARE SESSIONS
  • MIDWEEK SMALL GROUPS
  • FLOURISH AND COURAGEOUS EVENTS
  • EVANGELISM MEETINGS
  • TEAM MEETINGS
  • COMMUNION GROUPS

CANCELLED:

  • FRIDAY NIGHT YOUTH MINISTRY
  • SUNDAY YOUTH GROUPS
  • SUNDAY CHILDREN’S CLASSES
  • ALL OTHER PHYSICAL GATHERINGS

TIER TWO: 

IN PERSON EVENTS:

  • SUNDAY SERVICES (all age service with a capacity of 400)
  • PASTORAL CARE SESSIONS
  • PRAYER MEETINGS (with a maximum capacity of 40)
  • SEEDS: Discipleship for the Next Generation (New in 2020! -more details to follow)
  • LIGHTHOUSE (college students) (with a maximum capacity of 15)
  • GYM NIGHTS (high school students) (with a maximum capacity of 24)
  • KIDS CLUBS (Y1-Y6) (with a maximum capacity of 15)

ONLINE PLATFORMS:

  • PASTORAL CARE SESSIONS
  • MIDWEEK FOCUS, DEEPER LIFE, YOUNG ADULTS AND EQUIP GROUPS
  • FLOURISH AND COURAGEOUS EVENTS
  • EVANGELISM MEETINGS
  • TEAM MEETINGS
  • COMMUNION GROUPS

CANCELLED:

  • FRIDAY NIGHT YOUTH MINISTRY
  • SUNDAY CHILDREN’S CLASSES

TIER ONE: 

IN PERSON EVENTS:

  • SUNDAY SERVICES (including a phased return to youth and children’s classes)
  • PASTORAL CARE SESSIONS
  • PRAYER MEETINGS
  • LIGHTHOUSE (college students)
  • ‘GYM NIGHTS’ (high school students)

  • SUNDAY YOUTH AND CHILDREN’S CLASSES
  • MIDWEEK SMALL GROUPS
  • FLOURISH AND COURAGEOUS EVENTS
  • TEAM MEETINGS (socially distancing)
  • OUTDOOR GATHERINGS (weather permitting)

ONLINE PLATFORMS:

  • MIDWEEK SMALL GROUPS
  • FLOURISH AND COURAGEOUS EVENTS
  • TEAM MEETINGS
  • COMMUNION GROUPS

PLEASE NOTE:

  1. RISK ASSESSMENTS FOR ALL ‘IN-PERSON’ EVENTS’ WILL TAKE PLACE AND BE AVAILABLE FOR VIEWING VIA ‘MYCHURCHSUITE’ SIGN UPS.
  2. RECURRING EVENTS WILL BE FRESHLY RISK ASSESSED/UPDATED AT THE END OF EACH MONTH.
  3. ROOMS IN USE WILL BE ‘DEEP CLEANED’ ACCORDING TO GOV.UK GUIDELINES, PRIOR TO MEETING.
  4. WHILST IN THE TIER SYSTEM, PEOPLE MUST SIGN UP ON ‘MYCHURCHSUITE’ AND RECEIVE CONFIRMATION TO ATTEND MEETINGS.
  5. AN ACCURATE RECORD OF THOSE WHO ENTER GATEWAY WILL BE KEPT AND PROVIDED TO NHS TEST AND TRACE FOR THREE WEEKS SHOULD IT BE REQUIRED.  NOTHING FURTHER WILL BE DONE WITH THIS INFORMATION.
  6. COVID-19 SAFE GUIDELINES WILL BE CLEARLY COMMUNICATED TO MEETING ATTENDEES IN BOTH VERBAL AND WRITTEN FORM.
  7. NO HOSPITALITY WILL BE SERVED ON SUNDAYS WHILST IN THE TIER SYSTEM.
  8. THOSE ISOLATING OR WITH SYMPTOMS WILL BE ADVISED TO STAY HOME.

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