Church Reopening: Information and Updates

Thank you for responding to the release of The New York Annual Conference Guidelines for Church Reopening book with interest and enthusiasm about moving forward in the weeks and months ahead.

As you know, the process for re-opening is a "moving target," where circumstances and understandings can change almost daily. Understandably, you will have questions about what it will take to reopen your church in the most efficient and safest manner possible. 
We're here to help. On this page will will provide you with the latest information and updates needed to help you better understand and stay abreast of matters that may affect your ability to move forward. Please check back often.

Frequently Asked Questions

Please use the links below to access documents detailing questions received from church leaders throughout the New York Annual Conference. If by chance you do not see your issue covered in one of our updates, please email We will do our best to get you an answer quickly.

Volume 1: May 27, 2020 (English)

Volume 1: May 27, 2020 (Korean)

Informational Updates

July 30, 2021: Delta Variant Protocols

May 4, 2021: A New Phase in the Re-Opening of our Churches for Worship and Ministry


Pre-Recorded Informational Webinars for Church Leaders
June 2020