Covid-19 updates

5.26.2020 Update

After careful consideration and prayer the Board has decided New Day will officially open again for regular Sunday morning worship on Sunday May 31st, 2020 at 10:00am. We realize this has been a confusing and challenging time. So, we recognize that not everyone will be ready to begin attending Sunday morning worship right away. We want to assure you that we will be here when you are ready to fellowship at our building and that no judgement will be passed on anyone who chooses to delay their return. Whenever you are comfortable, we support you and love you. 

To read the complete details of modifications and changes made, please click here

3.14.2020 Update

We have decided to livestream our services until further notice. We will not be gathering as a group. You can watch on Facebook, our YouTube channel, or on our sermons page on this website. Please watch from your home. This was not a easy decision for us to make. Continue to be prayer and walk in faith. God Bless. ~Pastor Seth and the New Day Leadership Team

3.13.2020 Update

Dear New Day A/G,


We’ve been closely tracking the news of the corona virus (COVID-19) both locally and globally. For many, the spread of this virus has caused fear and anxiety. Scripture, however, reminds us that God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of love, power and a sound mind. This means we should avoid being overcome by panic while at the same time implementing wise, precautionary measures to keep us safe.


At this time, some restrictions have been recommended by local officials regarding public gatherings. We do not fall under those restrictions. Therefore, New Day Assembly will be providing our usual 10am services, as well as our regular weekly activities. If this change, we will inform our community accordingly.


In the meantime, we are taking the following precautions and recommend you to consider the same:


DOORS
To minimize your need to touch door handles, our greeting team will hold exterior doors open to greet you. We will also be increasing how frequently we wipe down handles throughout the facility.


GREETING
When greeting people, we invite you to fist bump, elbow bump, or wave. During services, we will skip our greet-your-neighbor time in service.


CHILD CHECK IN STATIONS
Volunteers will help check your children in so that we only have volunteers touching the screens. They will be wiping down the check in surfaces with disinfectant wipes. We will also have hand sanitizer more available when possible, throughout the building.


KIDS CLASSROOMS
We will be cleaning our kids’ toys, especially the nursery, more frequently. If you are interested and available to help, we would deeply appreciate it. Please contact pastorkatie@newdayassembly.org.


New Day ONLINE
If you find yourself feeling sick, we encourage you to stay home and join our Livestream on Facebook or our website.


WHAT PRECAUTIONS SHOULD WE TAKE?
We encourage you to take some time to understand proper prevention measures to avoid spreading the virus by reading through the CDC recommendations here.


Here are some of the basic measures listed on the CDC website:


Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
Stay home when you are sick.
Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. Always wash hands with soap and water if your hands are visibly dirty.


CONCLUDING THOUGHTS
This is a time that can remind us of important spiritual truths. Life is short and can be uncertain (James 4:14). Jesus has defeated death itself and that our ultimate goal is not a life of comfort, but an eternity in His presence (1 Corinthians 15:55-57). When you feel anxious, let it be a reminder to pray (1 Peter 5:7). Pray for healing for those who are sick, for guidance for those leading the safety of our country and around the world, and pray for those who may be isolated at this time (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18).


We are inviting our church to be a light in the darkness and do whatever we can to be a blessing in our community.
 

Prayerfully,


Pastor Seth and New Day Leadership Team

701 Circle Drive 

Upper St. Clair, PA 15241

Phone Number: (724) 941-1661

Fax Number: (724) 941-1665
 

Secretary@NewDayAssembly.org

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