From Ecumenical Consultation on Protocols for Worship, Fellowship, and Sacraments
As we are writing these materials (in February 2021), the number of new daily cases of COVID-19 in the United States has only begun to decrease while deaths continue to climb.
Our work relies on sound public health guidance to call Christians to responsible decisions about gathering and safe practices when they gather.
We always recommend that state, local, and denominational guidance be considered. Recent guidance from the CDC about mutations in the coronavirus continue to lead us to call for increased caution: