Wyandotte County is in Phase 3 under Kansas Ad Astra reopening plan. Local health officials said under Phase 3, people should keep a distance of 6 feet between themselves and others. They may sit closer to people who live in their households. Also, people should wear masks and should wash hands or use hand sanitizer. There is a mask order in effect in Wyandotte County, requiring masks to be worn inside any public space.
Some faith groups are holding online or video services. In Wyandotte County, those who are older than 60 or who have other medical conditions should continue being very cautious, according to the Wyandotte County health officials. Those who are sick should stay home, according to officials.
More details about Wyandotte County health guidelines for churches are at https://www.wycokck.org/WycoKCK/media/Health-Department/Documents/Communicable%20Disease/COVID19/COVID-19GuidelinesForChurches.pdf.
Some churches have been changing their services as a result of new COVID-19 restrictions for the community. Residents are advised to visit the social media page of their church or faith organization, or to call them or email them, to see changes that have been made to regular schedules, or if there are video services planned on Sunday.
The Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas has information about churches reopening, Masses, and reflections, at https://www.facebook.com/archkck.
Blessed Sacrament, Christ the King and Our Lady and St. Rose Catholic churches have resumed in-person Masses. Christ the King Church, 3024 N. 53rd St., has had to cancel a Eucharistic procession on Leavenworth Road and through the neighborhood, as it could not get a permit, that was planned after the 9:30 a.m. Mass on Sunday, Nov. 22, the feast of Christ the King. For more information, visit the churches’ websites or Facebook pages at https://www.facebook.com/Christ-the-King-Parish-KCKS-1392808997677579, https://www.facebook.com/BlessedSacramentkck, and https://www.facebook.com/ourladyandsaintrose/. Mass is online at https://www.facebook.com/BlessedSacramentkck.
Casa – Worship House Christian Church, 5217 Leavenworth Road, Kansas City, Kansas, has an online service at www.facebook.com/casadealabanzaKCKS. Check with the church’s social media page for information on services. For more information, visit Facebook @casadealabanzaKCKS.
Open Door Baptist Church, 3033 N. 103rd Terrace, Kansas City, Kansas, will have services in person with social distancing at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 22. There will be a livestream service at https://www.facebook.com/opendoorkc/ and https://www.opendoorkc.com/.
Stony Point Christian Church, 149 S. 78th St., Kansas City, Kansas, plans to livestream at 10:15 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 22, on its Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/StonyPointChristianChurch, and people are welcome to attend the service in person, using social distancing and other health measures.
St. Patrick Catholic Church, Kansas City, Kansas, has a Mass online for Sunday, Nov. 22, at https://www.facebook.com/StPatrickKCK. St. Patrick Church also has in-person Masses.
St. Paul’s Episcopal, 1300 N. 18th St., Kansas City, Kansas, will livestream services at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 22. The parish will observe Christ the King Sunday. See st.paulskck.org and http://www.facebook.comStPaulsKCK.
Sunset Hills Christian Church, 6347 Leavenworth Road, Kansas City, Kansas, plans to have services at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. For more information about this Sunday’s plans, visit the Facebook page of Pastor Mike Barnett, https://www.facebook.com/mike.barnett.528. Services are also provided through checkout of DVD or SD Card and can be sent by email upon request. People are welcome to attend the service in person using social distancing and other health measures. Masks are available or bring your own to wear.
Wyandotte United Methodist Church, 7901 Oakland Ave., will have a livestreamed service Sunday, Nov. 22, on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/Wyandotteumc/ or online on the website at www.wyandotteumc.com.
Information about other church services in Wyandotte County may be available from the church’s social media page.
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