Episode 0108: Leading Through COVID-19 – Cross Church
As some churches continue to meet virtually every Sunday, some are beginning to reopen. Senior Pastor of Cross Church, Nick Floyd, joins the conversation to talk about his experience with reopening church. He walks us through the process, communication, and safety measures they prioritized versus the ones they left more flexible. He also shares what attendance was like and the overall atmosphere in the church.
Key Points From This Episode:
How Cross Church dealt with the three months of no in-person gatherings.
How they trained volunteers for the shifting paradigm.
Strategies for safely taking up offerings, offering communion, and other church sacraments.
The importance of communicating clearly with your congregation at every stage.
Get an idea of what attendance was like the first Sunday back at church.
Preparing for a reserved atmosphere as people still experience constraints and express concerns.