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 will continue 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.
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. 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/. Christ the King will hold a Community Blood Center blood drive from 2 to 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21, in Davern Hall at the church, 3024 N. 53rd St., Kansas City, Kansas. To register for the blood drive, call 913-287-8823.
Mass is online at https://www.facebook.com/BlessedSacramentkck.
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, Sept. 20. 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, Sept. 20, 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, Sept. 20, at https://www.facebook.com/StPatrickKCK. St. Patrick Church also has returned to in-person Masses.
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Kansas City, Kansas, is planning livestream services on Facebook on Sunday, Sept. 20. See stpaulskck.org and https://www.facebook.com/StPaulsKCK/.
Sunset Hills Christian Church, 6347 Leavenworth Road, Kansas City, Kansas, plans to livestream at 9:30 a.m. each Sunday on 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, Sept. 20, 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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