Phased Re-Opening

Phased Re-Opening of Church Building

Listed below are some general guidelines for each phase of opening. These phases are contingent upon the trends in the number of cases of the virus. Each phase is dependent upon following all COVID–19 protocols and guidelines suggested by local and state officials along with the advice of our health professionals.

Phase 1 - Church Campus Closed

  • Events Canceled
  • Online Services Only

Phase 2 - Limited Opening

  • Recovery groups
  • Limited Missional Gatherings
  • Limited Events and Gatherings
  • No nursery

Phase 3 - Worship Opening

  • Limited Worship Services
  • 50% capacity
  • No nursery or Children’s Weekend Sunday School Classes

Phase 4 - Current Phase

  • All Worship Services at Limited Capacity
  • Added ministry events, gatherings, and weekend adult classes

In-Person Worship Service Times

Saturday

Loft: 6:00 p.m.

Sunday

Chapel: 8:30 a.m.
Harvest: 9:30 a.m. | 11:15 a.m.
Church at Woodforest: 9:30 a.m. | 11:15 a.m.
Traditional: 11:15 a.m.
Loft: 9:30 and 11:15 a.m.

Online Worship Services

Saturday

Loft: 6:00 p.m.

Sunday

Chapel: 8:30 a.m.
Church at Woodforest: 9:30 a.m. | 11:15 a.m.
Harvest: 9:30 a.m. | 11:15 a.m.
Loft: 9:30 a.m. | 11:15 a.m.
Traditional: 11:15 a.m.


Children’s Ministry and Nursery Open

The Woodlands Campus

Registration Required for All Children

Birth – 4th Grade
Main Campus | 9:30 a.m. only
The Loft | 11:15 a.m. only
3 years – 4th Grade meet upstairs in Children’s Area


5th and 6th Grade
Family Life Center Building | 9:30 and 11:15 a.m.


Special Blessings
9:30 and 11:15 a.m.


All children should only attend 1 hour at this time.


Woodforest Campus

No Registration Required
Children birth – 4 years old | Attend Children’s Programs
Children older than 4 years | Attend Worship with Parents

We are working toward re-opening additional ages and grades. Thank you for your patience!

Find more information and register at thewoodlandsumc.org/children


CAMPUS Protocols

As we come together again in our church spaces, we will be following procedures recommended by the CDC, public officials and health professionals. We remain committed to your health and safety.

Please follow all safety guidelines displayed around both campuses.

Campus

  • Social Distancing: Let's offer a space of 6 feet
  • Masks: Welcomed and required 
  • Hand Sanitizing Stations: located throughout campus
  • Closed Areas: Common areas, self-serve coffee and water fountains are closed
  • Sanitation: Spaces are sanitized frequently for your safety and health
  • Restrooms: Sanitized frequently

Safari Stop:

Will remain closed at this time

Fireside Café:

Will remain closed at this time. 

High-Risk Individuals or Individuals Who are Feeling Ill:

We will continue to offer online options so you can enjoy worship from the safety and comfort of your home.