Church Announcements

Change in Church Timings due to Sanitation
Date: August 19, 2021

Kindly note the change in church timings due to Sanitation schedule posted by AbuDhabi Municipality

Church Service – Change in Venue
Date: August 1, 2021

The church Venue will be changed from St.Andrews Hall to St.Peters Chapel effective from 5th August 2021.

Church Service Pre-Booking
Date: November 18, 2021

Kindly note below guidelines pertaining to the conduct of weekly service as per St Andrews:-
    • Entry will be through the main gate and exit through the gate adjacent to main gate. All will need to follow the foot prints marked. Wearing masks through out service, and maintaining social distancing is mandatory.
    • All guests will need to pass through the thermal scanners located in the community centre lobby, before proceeding to worship hall.
    • No food or water will be allowed within the campus.
    • All restrooms will be closed, and water coolers will not be in use.
    • The order of service will be put on projector.
    • No instruments ( sound systems etc.) from outside will be allowed. St. Andrews will provide for the same in each venue.
    • Offering boxes will be placed at the entrance of the venue.
    • All should be in the venue 15 mins. prior to 1st service starting at 9:00 PM and 2nd service starting at 10:30 PM, and exit immediately after service finishes within 15 mins.
    • Sanitation of the entire facility will be done after each service.
    • Pregnant women and people suffering from chronic illness must stay away. Members who are ill, and those who have travelled recently, cannot attend church for at least 2 weeks.
    • Security guards are authorized to check Emirates ID.
    • Every person is required to download the Al Hosn app on their mobile.
    • Please continue to pray for God’s guidance in all our church ministries.

Guidelines for churches in UAE during Covid 19
Date: August 6, 2021

Rules regarding social visits

  • Avoid gatherings, and social visits and events
  • Do not share or exchange meals in your neighborhood; only members of the same family, living under the same roof, can share meals
  • Use virtual communication tools to communicate with family members, relatives and friends.

Rules for Churches

Worshippers visiting churches to offer prayers must abide by the following:

  • prayers including Friday prayers are allowed to continue according to previously announced preventive measures
  • Food is not allowed inside church campus, and in its surrounding areas
  • Individual prayers’ rooms will remain suspended
  • lectures and seminars in church will remain suspended.

Guidelines on Conduct of Weekly Service for the events happening inside church campus from 1st August 2021. members shall take a note of this announcement
Date: August 4, 2021
  • Entry will be through the main gate and exit through the gate adjacent to main gate. All will need to follow the foot prints marked. Wearing masks through out service, and maintaining social distancing is mandatory.
  • All guests will need to pass through the thermal scanners located in the community centre lobby, before proceeding to worship hall.
  • No food or water will be allowed within the campus.
  • All restrooms will be closed, and water coolers will not be in use.
  • The order of service will be put on projector.
  • No instruments ( sound systems etc.) from outside will be allowed. St. Andrews will provide for the same in each venue.
  • Offering boxes will be placed at the entrance of the venue.
  • All should be in the venue 15 mins. prior to 1st service starting at 9:00 PM and 2nd service starting at 10:30 PM, and exit immediately after service finishes within 15 mins.
  • Sanitation of the entire facility will be done after each service.

Important Announcement
Date: November 22, 2021

We are pleased to inform that due to a relaxation in the UAE regulations, we have received confirmation from St Andrews to increase the number of attendees for the church service. With the present registration numbers for first and second service, we can accommodate everyone in single service.

Also many are going to India for Christmas and New year. In light of this, we are placing the second service on hold temporarily. If you would like to attend the 1st service (9 – 10PM), kindly contact Ranjith Kumar @ 0557270865, Beeshow @ 050 642 7419 or Shaji @ 054 547 1194

Registration for Musical Night
Date: August 13, 2021

Registration for the Musical Night is open. Click on the below link for the Registration and event details.

The Church Service Guidelines
Date: June 3, 2021

Please find below the Church service guidelines, received from St. Andrews for strict adherence.

*1. Green Status on Al Hosn app mandatory*

All members entering the St. Andrew’s Church compound must have an active AL HOSN GREEN PASS.

*No phone pass, No entry! *

Under 16’s will need to show Emirates ID to be allowed access.

*2. Church Service Timings*

The time allocated is as follows:

*15 min entry and 1-hour -worship* No entry before 8:45 PM (First Service) &10:15 PM (Second Service).

Exit with social distancing soon after the service.

*3. DCD CCTV Camera Monitoring*

As per DCD requirement, CCTV cameras have been installed and is connected to National Monitoring and Control Centre for security reasons. Please maintain all covid norms during the Service and while entering and exiting.

This is for your kind information and usual cooperation.

*STAY SAFE AND STAY BLESSED*

We will add further updates as soon as we receive from St.Andrews.

Thoothu Magazine – April 2021
Date: April 1, 2021

Thoothu Magazine for April 2021 is published.