June, 2021

In-person Worship Continues

We are excited to welcome you to in-person worship.

English Worship – 9:15AM, Sanctuary & 10:30AM, Family Life Center
Korean Worship – 11AM, Sanctuary
Nepali Worship – 1PM, Sanctuary

BIUMC In-person Worship and Building Use Guidelines: 

BIUMC supports current CDC COVID-19 guidelines which state that fully vaccinated persons are not required to wear masks indoors or outdoors, unless in crowded settings. In crowded settings or with vulnerable populations, masking is recommended, even for fully vaccinated persons. CDC guidelines state that unvaccinated persons should continue to wear masks and maintain social distancing. The CDC recommends that young children and adults around them in child care, school, after school and other program settings continue to wear masks.


  • Beginning June 13, 2021, BIUMC will offer two seating sections for 10 AM worship in the FLC. One section will be provided for fully vaccinated persons who choose not to wear masks and not sit in a socially distanced manner. The other seating section will be provided for persons who, for any reason, choose to wear a mask and sit in a socially distanced manner.
  • As a courtesy to others, all worshippers will be asked to wear a mask as they enter and leave worship.
  • All young children and adults serving in Children’s Ministry will be required to wear a mask.
  • All worshippers will be asked to follow these guidelines.

With the understanding that CDC, state and local guidelines may change, the BIUMC Leadership Board gives authority to the senior pastor and staff to modify worship guidelines related to COVID-19 as circumstances warrant, keeping health and safety as a priority.  When questions, concerns or special situations arise, the senior pastor will consult with Leadership Board for input and direction.

Approved by the Leadership Board – June 6, 2021
Children’s Ministry will follow a variety of safety protocols:

Early Childhood Kids:

  • Infants-Pre-K will meet in Room 14a. Nursery banners will direct you to the correct room.
  • Upon entrance, please sanitize your child’s hands.
  • If your child is still in diapers, a nursery worker will text you if there is need for a diaper change during the service.
  • There will be no food or drink.
  • Regular sanitation of surfaces, toys and supplies.
  • All volunteers and staff will be masked.

Elementary Kids (K-6)

  • Children will begin in the worship service with their family.
  • Children that would like to attend Children’s Church will be led out of the service after the praise songs, into Room 17a.
  • Children will sanitize hands upon entrance.
  • All elementary children will need to wear masks. Additional masks will be on hand if needed.
  • There will be no food or drink.
  • All volunteers and staff will be masked.
  • Regular sanitation of surfaces and supplies.
  • Pick up will be in Room 17a. (Hallway adjacent to Family Life Center)