The Congregational Church of Topsfield

In Person Worship 

 

Beginning in October seventeen people can join us at 9:30 AM in the Meetinghouse for In-Person Sunday morning worship.   

 

We will also continue our Zoom Worship link here and Community TV  broadcast link here.  

 

You will want to plan to register by the Friday prior to the service to reserve a seat.  In preparation please read the following Health and Safety Protocol for In-person Worship and register by the Friday prior to the service to reserve a seat. Link to register between Monday and Friday prior to the service here or call the church office at 978 887-2101 or email wendy@topsfieldchurch.org by noon on the Friday prior to the service.  Thank you!

Health and Safety Protocols for In-person Worship

  • Maximum capacity in the Meeting House is 25 people (including 17 attendees and 8 laity and staff)

  • People who wish to attend must register by the Friday prior to the service to reserve a seat. A link to the online registration is above or at www.topsfieldchurch.org homepage next to the Zoom worship button. Or you may call the church office at 978 887-2101 or email wendy@topsfieldchurch.org by noon on the Friday prior to the service.

  • Face coverings are required to be worn appropriately over the nose and mouth while in the Meeting House at all times

  • Entry will be through the main doors of the church only

  • All doors will remain open for the entirety of the service, regardless of the temperature, to promote ventilation

  • Ushers will check people in and a record will be maintained of all attendees for contact tracing purposes

  • People with any respiratory symptoms or recent exposure to COVID-19 are asked to NOT attend

  • Hand sanitizer will be available and must be used upon entry

  • Pews have been marked to ensure appropriate social distancing. Ushers will direct attendees to their pew.

  • Seating will be performed in a sequential manner from the front of the Sanctuary to the back to maintain social distancing

  • Attendees will remain in their pew for the entirety of the service, including the Passing of the Peace

  • Attendees will recite prayers and sing along with hymns quietly to avoid generating excessive aerosols

  • Exiting the Meeting House will be performed from the back of the Sanctuary to the front to maintain social distancing

  • Attendees will have their choice of bringing their own bread and juice on Communion Sunday or using the small pre-packaged bread and juice provided in the Narthex.

  • Offering plates will not be passed, and will be located in the Narthex during entry and exit

  • There will be no Coffee Fellowship hour.

Join us for worship!

Sundays at 9:30 am

followed by

coffee fellowship

in the Emerson Center

Site map

The Congregational Church of Topsfield
9 East Common Street
Topsfield, MA 01983
Phone: (978) 887-2101
Fax: (978) 887-9531
General email: office@topsfieldchurch.org

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The Church Office is in the Emerson Center at 9 East Common St. across from the Town Common.

Office hours are

Mon. – Fri. 10 AM – 1 PM and by appointment.

Summer Office hours are

Tues. - Thurs. - 10 AM - 1 PM and by appointment