Covid-19 Updates and Policies

Staying Safe

We are working hard to keep our gatherings as safe as possible during the pandemic. Things can change rapidly, so please follow us on Instagram and Facebook as well for any last-minute changes.

H2O is committed to following WMU Covid-19 safety guidelines for any on-campus gatherings. Please continue to abide by these policies when attending a service, small group, or any other H2O event. You can find a list of WMU safety guidelines HERE.


We plan to meet outside in the Knauss Amphitheater as long as the weather permits. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for updates on any location changes.

We will be enforcing strict social distancing, specifically defined as remaining a minimum of 6 feet away from all people who are not members of your household at all times. We will have a demarcation of 6-foot distances.

When moving about and when singing, wearing a mask will be required for everyone except children under the age of 5. If you do not have a mask, we will have disposable masks available for use.
*Note: if meeting inside, masks will be required at all times

We will have a restroom available, but for safety, we would encourage you to try to avoid its use. If you do need to use the restroom, we ask that you use the disinfecting wipes provided for you to wipe down surfaces that you touch.

We are offering individual pre-packaged servings of juice and bread for communion (but you are not required to participate if you feel uncomfortable receiving these).

Apart from a disposable mask, available hand sanitizer, and the communion cups, we won’t have any other “consumables.” We won’t have refreshments or bulletins provided during this time.

Please screen yourself for possible Covid-19 related symptoms prior to arriving at our location for the week.

We ask that you don’t attend our in-person gathering and join online instead if:

  • You have any illness or symptoms of Covid-19
  • You have been in close contact with someone who has Covid-19 in the last 14 days
  • You don’t feel comfortable gathering
  • You don’t think you’ll be able to abide by the policies and procedures

Let us know HERE if you’d prefer to join us on Zoom, and we’ll share the link with you.

Small Groups and Other Events

Small group meeting locations will vary depending on the weather. Make sure to connect with your group leader for updates on meeting location and specific guidelines for your group.

In general, we ask that you maintain 6 ft. social distancing at small group gatherings, and wear a mask if meeting indoors.

If you have any illness or symptoms of Covid-19, or you have been in close contact with someone who has Covid-19 in the last 14 days, we ask that you not attend your small group gathering in person, and please contact your small group leader to inform them of your situation.

We have a virtual small group available, if you would prefer to connect remotely at any time. For more information, contact or visit our Small Groups Page