Shepherd of the Valley Updates

IN-PERSON SUNDAY SERVICE REGISTRATION

In order to comply with physical distancing requirements, we’re asking all service attendees to register in advance. Please include all members of your party and your seats will be reserved.

OUTDOOR WORSHIP SERVICE GUIDELINES:

 

Beginning April 4, 2021, Shepherd of the Valley will offer in-person, outdoor, weekly worship on the lawn of our beautiful campus in West Hills. All are welcome. Masks and social distancing are required. Members and guests are asked to pre-register and to bring a chair/blanket.

In the event of rain, please consult the website and/or SOV's Facebook Page for further information and instructions.

 

IMPORTANT: 

To keep our community safe, please take advantage of our online worship service if you are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19.

 

PRE-REGISTRATION: 

  • Because of capacity limitations, please register everyone in your party in advance before attending by clicking the link below or by contacting the church office. A limited number of spaces will be reserved for new visitors. If capacity is reached during the pre-registration process, your name(s) may be added to a waiting list on a first-come, first-served priority basis.

 

CHECK-IN:

  • Please check-in at the welcome table when you arrive. We are required by Public Health officials to keep attendance of everyone on campus (to facilitate any need for contact tracing later. At check-in, we will:

    • Confirm that you are feeling healthy and that you screened for symptoms of COVID-19 before arrival. We will have a touch-less thermometer for temperature checks if needed.

    • Ask you to sign a waiver if you have not done so previously. To save time, you may download it below and bring it signed to the service. We will need one copy signed for each person in attendance. Parents may sign for their minor children. You will only be asked to sign this waiver once by SOVLC. We will keep it on file for future church events. (If you have already signed a waiver, you’re good to go.)

    • Remind you that you must wear a face covering and maintain social distance throughout the gathering.

 

CHILDREN:

  • Children must remain with their parents or guardians at all times. We are not offering Sunday School or childcare at this time.

 

RESTROOMS: 

  • We will have the men’s and women’s restrooms closest to the Sanctuary open for the service. Please keep your face covering on while you are in the restrooms. No more than 2 people may occupy any restroom at any time.

 

SOCIAL DISTANCING: 

  • Please maintain social distancing at all times while on SOV Campus. The only exception is for people from the same household. All worship participants will be socially distanced from one another as well.

 

SEATING:

  •  Please bring your own lawn chair to the service, if possible. If you forget, we’ll have extra chairs on hand.  

  • If it is chilly, don’t forget to bring a blanket and/or a jacket.

  • Please sit only with members of your own household. 

  • Our ushers will ask each group to sit on the lawn at a safe social distance.

 

ONLINE BROADCAST:

  • For those who cannot attend the service live due to risk factors or any other reason, please enjoy a broadcast of the prayer service via the church Facebook or YouTube channel.

 

COVID-19 RESOURCES:

 

SOV Church & Preschool Travel Policy (Updated 4.2.2021)

Centers for Disease Control

California Department of Public Health

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

SHEPHERD OF THE VALLEY LUTHERAN CHURCH

TEL: 818-348-8343

23838 Kittridge Street
West Hills, CA 91307

 

office@sovls.org

ONLINE WORSHIP SERVICE

Every Sunday - 9:30 AM

OFFICE HOURS

Monday - Friday

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

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