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 now a mask order in effect in Kansas and 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 and also Masses, including a Mass at 10 a.m. Sunday, July 12, from the Cathedral of St. Peter, Kansas City, Kansas, 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/. Mass is livestreamed 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, July 12. There also will be livestream services at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, July 12, on the church’s website https://www.opendoorkc.com/.
Stony Point Christian Church, 149 S. 78th St., Kansas City, Kansas, plans to livestream at 10:15 a.m. Sunday, July 12, 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. Preschool is starting at 10:15 a.m. Sunday. Sunday school for all ages will begin at 9 a.m.
St. Patrick Catholic Church, Kansas City, Kansas, has a Mass online for Sunday, July 12, at https://www.facebook.com/StPatrickKCK/videos/607621976536296. St. Patrick Church also has returned to in-person Masses.
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., is planning a livestream Sunday, July 12. For more information visit 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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