This is a flexible plan that will be modified and added to as time progresses. The online service will continue for those that are not attending in person.

Social distancing:

-no singing by the congregation (as per BC Health Authority recommendations)
-the worship team will continue as usual but with extra spacing between the singers and congregation
-social distancing of 6 feet while on the church property
-people will be asked to arrive by 10 to 10:15 to allow time for check-in and seating
-cluster seating will be set up for family groups
-face masks are optional
-some cloth face masks will be available at the church if people do not have their own
-people are encouraged to stagger their parking spots

Number of attendees:

-total of 50 people, including those running the service, will be allowed to attend
-Joni will directly invite people to the upcoming service
-this will be done by phone or email
-a master list of potential attendees will be used to invite people
-this will include people whose names are in the church directory as well as people who contact Joni directly to have their names added
-people invited to the service will need to confirm their plan to attend by Thursday morning so all spots can be filled
-attendees will be directed to review the COVID-19 questionnaire prior to the service
-the greeter will then review the questionnaire with each attendee and record the answers
-the list of each Sunday’s attendees and contact information will be kept for at least 30 days as suggested by BC Health Authority

Washroom use:

- people should try and avoid using the church washroom
-an usher will oversee
-only the nursery washroom will be available for use
-disinfectant wipes, hand sanitizer and paper towels will be available Sanitizing:
-hand sanitizer will be available at the entrance, in the sanctuary and in the bathroom
-thorough cleaning will be done of bathrooms, chairs, handles, light switches and high contact surfaces prior to the service
-doors to outside will be propped open before and after the service
-doors to the sanctuary will be left open

Sunday school:

-no Sunday school at the church until further notice
-online Sunday school will be continuing
-Joni will mention this to parents when doing the invites

Chair set up:

-Joni will record the number of chairs needed for each family group
-usher will direct people to chairs set up for groupings
-children in service are to stay close to parents


-offering basket will be at the back of the sanctuary, overseen by an usher
-people can place their offering in the basket as they leave the service


-there will be no coffee available at the church Fellowship:
-this can occur outside with social distancing or from your seat in the church


-further instructions will be given out before our next communion service

Church A/C, filters and fans:

- overhead fans will not be used to minimize the risk of transmission
-the set point for A/C will be raised from 20* to 24* to minimize the time A/C is moving air
- furnace filters will be upgraded to MERV 13


-ushers will be wearing masks and sanitizing their hands as needed
- ushers will sign people in and take them to their designated group of seats
-ushers will oversee people leaving their seats to use the washroom
-ushers will oversee the offering at the end of the service
-ushers will monitor social distancing (people waiting to enter the church and visiting)


1. Have you been out of the Province in the past two weeks prior to this service?
2. Are you experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms such as flu or cold symptoms, sore throat or fever, sore chest or difficulty breathing?
3. Have you been in contact with anyone experiencing any of these symptoms within the past 2 weeks?

If you answered yes to any of the above questions we ask you not to attend the in-person service. Thank you.

Due to the Provincial State of Emergency, Sunday Service is will re-open June 21st, 2020 to a maximum of 50 people by invitation. Sermon will continue to be Live Streamed-more details to follow. Once the State of Emergency is withdrawn, all are welcome to join us in worshiping our Saviour and Lord, every Sunday at 10:30 AM at Valleyview Bible Church

10:30 AM Sundays
2386 Trans Canada Highway, Kamloops BC