Due to the COVID-19 virus Church Services have been CANCELLED.
CUMC Snow Policy
If the Lorain County Sheriff has declared a level 2 or level 3 snow emergency, then all worship services and/or church events will be cancelled. Services and church events may also be cancelled at the discretion of the Pastor or the person responsible for the particular ministry or event.
In all other situations, it is the responsibility of the individual to determine whether or not they can make it to church safely. We do not expect anyone to leave their comfort zone or take any risk that they deem to be unnecessary. If a person is in doubt about their safety or whether they can make it to the church, they should err on the side of caution and remain home.
This applies to everyone including (but not limited to) liturgists, choir directors, teachers and our accompanists. Even if you have a job or task to perform in worship or for a program or ministry, remain home if you are uncomfortable driving. Those who are able to make it to the church will improvise and adapt.
The homes of our congregation members and friends are spread over a fairly large area. It is possible that in the event of snow, one person may be able to make it to a church quite easily, but that someone else cannot. So, if church, or a church event, has not been canceled and it is snowing, please make the determination that is safest and best for you.
In the event that worship or a church event is cancelled due to snow, we will make every effort to notify our congregation and friends using the church website, phones, Facebook, e-mail and television.
Snow level emergency definitions from the Lorain County Sheriff’s website:
Level 1 Snow Emergency is defined as: The roadways are hazardous, drive with extreme care. This alert will remain in effect until notified.
Level 2 Snow Emergency Notification is defined as: The roadways are extremely hazardous with blowing, drifting snow and/or flooding. Only those who feel it necessary to travel should be on the roadways. Employees should comply with workplace policies or contact their employer. This alert will remain in effect until notified.
Level 3: Snow Emergency Notification is defined as: Most roadways are closed and extremely hazardous/flooded. Employees should comply with workplace policies or contact their employer. Violators may be cited. This alert will be reassessed every two hours.
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