Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Lakeland

 Protocols for Group Gatherings/Services

Updated March 20, 2022

The following protocols are in place to keep the risks of spreading Covid-19 at a minimum. We strive to do our best to keep our congregants, especially the most vulnerable, safe.  This document is considered a “living document,” and will be updated as the circumstances of this pandemic and COVID vaccination changes. 

  • The CDC’s most recent information is that Polk County is a low transmission area. If this changes, these protocols will be changed as needed.
  • Gatherings and services
    • If you are sick or have been exposed to covid, please stay at home
    • Masks are optional for Sunday Service and large group gatherings indoors
    • Masks are recommended for those who are unvaccinated or immune compromised
    • Singing will be permitted
    • Zoom continues to be a safe way for our members and friends to attend
  • Facility Users
    • The facility is now available for public performances
    • Facility users can make their own decisions regarding the use of masks during their use of UUCL facilities
  • Outdoor Meetings
    • Outdoor gatherings are still recommended when possible.
    • Masks are not required outdoors
  • It is recommended that families with children and teens communicate with one another about the level of interactions that they are comfortable with their children having.