Live Oak Baptist Return Plan

Opening Up Church Again

  • Phase 1: RETURN

    Starting May 17, 2020

    A. Individual Safety

    Request STRICT SAFE DISTANCING

    • Masks (optional)
    • No Handshakes
    • No Nursery or Children’s Church
    • Drop-Off ONLY (Offering)
    • No Communion
    • Spaced Sanctuary Seating
    • Sick Must Stay Home
    • Intense Clean of High Touchpoint Areas
    • Sit in family groups

    B. Church Programming

    • 3 Services (8:00am, 9:15am, 10:30am)
    •  **75 People Max (per service)
    • Other Church Activities/Events Cancelled
    • Continue Social Media Connections
    • Church Open During Office Hours
    • Continue Live-Stream for “Vulnerable” & “Outreach”
    • We will have a live-stream overflow service set-up in the fellowship hall in case we reach max. capacity in the sanctuary.
  • Phase 2: TRANSITION

    Starting Date to be Announced

    A. Individual Safety

    REDUCE TO MODERATE SAFE

    DISTANCING

    • Masks (optional)
    • Sanitizer Stations
    • Handshakes (Optional)
    • Resume Children’s Church & Nursery
    • Coffee Time
    • Drop-Off (Offering)
    • Pre-Packaged Communion
    • Increase Sanctuary Seating
    • Sick Must Stay Home
    • Intense Clean of High Touchpoint Areas
    • Sit in family groups

    B. Church Programming

    • 3 Services (8:00am, 9:15am, 10:30am)
    •  ***150 People Max (per service)
    • Sunday School will resume on a “Modified Basis” 
    • Continue Social Media Connections
    • Continue Live-Stream for “Cautious” & “Outreach”
  • Phase 3: NEW NORMAL

    Starting Date to be Announced

    A. Individual Safety

    REMOVE SAFE DISTANCING

    Regular Sunday School Classes

    • No Masks
    • Maintain Sanitizer Stations
    • Handshakes
    • Nursery & Children’s Church
    • Coffee Time
    • Plate Passing (Offering)
    • Regular Communion
    • Normal Sanctuary Seating
    • Sick Must Stay Home
    • Resume Normal Cleaning Practices

    B. Church Programming

    • Two Services (8:00am & 10:30am)
    • Regular Sunday School
    • Large Gatherings Resume
    • Encourage Face-to-Face Connections
    • Church Available for Large Gatherings
    • Continue Live-Stream for “Outreach”


**75 people equals 25% of the Fire Marshal total capacity.

***150 people equals 50% of the Fire Marshal total capacity.