During this time of the Coronavirus pandemic, things may look a little different at Uptown Church. Please keep checking back on this website, as we will update when things shift.

For now, we are worshipping together at the Great Aunt Stella Center at 926 Elizabeth Avenue, and we have two services on Sunday at 9AM and 10:30AM, live streaming at 9am only.

Is this your first time at Uptown Church?

Worship Guidelines in Phase 2.5

1. Communication

We continue to communicate updates and changes through a variety of media including weekly email, website, and social media.

We will encourage you to take responsibility for yourselves, assess your own risk category, and act within your comfort level. See the CDC guidelines here: CDC High-Risk Assessment.

2. New Phase

We will move into Phase 2.5 – Safer at Home on Friday, September 4th at 5pm in accordance with Governor Cooper’s guidance.

3. Back to 2 Worship Services: 9:00 & 10:30

We have increased our capacity to a max of 150 in the sanctuary, still in accordance with local max capacity guidelines (up to 50% of fire code max capacity).

We will NOT be cleaning in between services any longer. There will however be lysol and other cleaning supplies available in the bathrooms and cafe for individuals to clean their own spaces.

Please note the entire building is cleaned prior to the 9am service.

4. Children

There will be No Nursery, Children’s Ministry, or Children’s Worship available during phase 2.5.

Children of all ages are welcome to attend the service.

In lieu of a traditional nursery at this point, the Uptown Kids team is happy to be providing live-stream in the Café with separate, distanced “family unit pods” complete with chairs and floor mats. While children are welcome in the service, please feel free to use this space when staying in the service feels difficult.

In the café, we will continue to love our neighbors by following good virus-prevention protocols (adults in masks). The space will be cleaned each week and there will be a designated nursing moms section.

5. Attendance

Registration will be required for all who plan to attend. We will use Registrations on Planning Center to manage our headcount.

6. Masks & Hand Sanitizer

Masks will be required for everyone in the building, ages 5 and up, in accordance with Governor Cooper’s most recent guidelines.

We will provide disposable masks for those who forget, but encourage members to provide their own.

We will also provide multiple hand sanitizer stations, but also encourage you to bring your own.

Children 2 and under should NOT wear a face-covering per CDC guidelines.

7. Seating

Pews will be marked or roped off in order to maintain proper social distancing. Please try to keep 1 ROW and 3 SEATS between family units.

8. Worship Guides

We will continue to use the online Worship Guide during Phase 2.5. This will also be available online prior to Sunday to be printed at home if desired, as well as available by QR code in various locations throughout the sanctuary.

9. Live Streaming

With the return to 2 service, we’ve decided to begin live streaming at 9am. The service will be available to play back anytime after 10:30 Sundays. We hope this is more convenient for a wider audience.

10. Offering

Online giving will continue. You may still mail a check to the office as well. There will be a locked collection box available in the sanctuary to drop your check off in person

11. Still Sick

If you or someone in your household is sick, we ask that you remain home. Please see CDC Guidelines… If you are sick or caring for someone who is sick for full details on what you should do.

If you have any questions , please feel free to email uptownchurch@uptownchurch.org

Where is Uptown?

926 Elizabeth Avenue, Suite 200

Charlotte, NC 28204