St. David’s Risk-Based Guidelines

UPDATED: Oct. 1, 2021

St. David’s follows COVID-19 protocols in our church buildings during the coronavirus pandemic. This includes: wearing masks at all times and maintaining at least six feet for physical distancing.

A small task force has been discussing and developing a plan for how to ease restrictions on a variety of activities here at St. David’s Church. The following are St. David’s COVID-19 Risk-Based Guidelines. They are closely tied to the Austin-Travis County’s Risk-Based Guidelines, and are subject to change.

Austin moved to Stage 3 of 5 on Oct. 13, 2021.

Risk-Based Guidelines – Updated July 21, 2021

  • Wearing masks required in building and at church events.
    • Masks will be provided at the front desk
  • Maintain physical distance of 6 feet.
  • Visitors and vendors will need to check in at the front desk in the main lobby.
  • Worship
    • Indoor in-person worship will be offered
      • Those serving during worship services or distributing communion will wear masks.
      • Choirs and congregation will sing while wearing masks.
      • No registration or sign in required to attend worship.
    • Online worship will be offered as a Live simulcast on Sunday morning.
      • If unvaccinated we encourage attending services online.
    • Outdoor Holy Hikes services will meet.
    • Evening Prayer leaders may lead both virtually and in Grace Chapel.
  • Meetings and Events
    • All meetings and events must be scheduled through the established process.
    • Small groups may still meet
  • Food Service
    • Only remove mask while eating.
    • Outdoor Sunday Breakfast may be offered after worship services.
    • Café Divine may serve food in Sumners Hall with physical distancing.
    • Curbside online and contactless pick up food service may be offered.
    • Holy Grounds open for Grab & Go coffee and food.
      • Sundays: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
      • Tuesday-Friday: 7-10 a.m.
        • Customers asked to enjoy food on the outdoor dining patio.
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