Hey Church!

We are pleased to announce that Grace Methodist Miri will be re-opening our physical (in-person) service and online streaming of our Sunday Services effective 2nd August 2020.

Remember to check back to this page or our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/gmcmiriswk) for the latest updates!

Physical (In-person) service

1. GMC will be reopening for both morning and evening service respectively.

2. We take safety measures our members and their families seriously. All of us will be expected to strictly adhere to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) published by the government.

3. Before planning to physically attend our service, remember to visit official website or facebook page check our facebook page for the latest updates. (e.g, any temporary suspensions and weekly registrations)


Online service

1. GMC will be commencing our online livestream of our service via our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/gmcmiriswk).

a. Services will be momentarily shortened to 1 hour.

b. Sunday | 8:30am – 9:30 am only.

c. Note: There will be no livestream for evening service

2. Remember to submit your online attendance electronically via FB comment columns


Before you plan you next church visit, here are all the pertinent information that you should familiarize yourselves with. This is to keep everyone safe and to ensure that we comply with all government regulations and recommendations. So, here’s what you’ll need to take note of:-

Step to attend physical (in-person) service

1. Kindly register yourself via the online form that we will be publishing on our facebook page on a weekly basis. You can register as a family or as an individual. Registration will open every Sunday (after service) and closes at Saturday noon.

2. No walk-ins will be allowed.

3. To facilitate a smooth check-in, please come 15 min earlier before service starts.

4. No children below the ages of 12. Families with young children aged 12 and below are encouraged to join us online. Parents/Guardian may communicate and take turn to come for physical service with choices of AM or PM Service on alternate week basis.

5. Those who are unwell or experiencing respiratory/flu symptoms are reminded to stay at home and avoid public contact.

6. As our Sanctuary’s seating capacity is limited to a 110 persons, please do not register knowing that you may not come.

7. Kindly contact the church office if you would like to cancel your registration.

8. Shall you need assistance with pre-registration mentioned above, you can reach us by church office or via our facebook page.


Check-in

I. Come 15 minutes earlier before the service to allow every worshipper to have a smooth check-in process.

II. Upon arrival, please queue up and maintain social distancing (1m) and get your mobile devices ready - as you will be required to submit you’re your check-in electronically.

III. Note that you will be required to ‘check-in’ individually (no group check-ins allowed). An Usher will be on-standby if you do not have a device ready/on-hand.

IV. After filling up your details, an usher will then take your temperature readings.


Entering before service

Please follow the indicated red arrows when entering our sanctuary before service has started.

Entering during service

Please follow the indicated red arrows when entering our sanctuary after service has started.


Exiting after service

I. Please do leave in an orderly manner so that there are not crowding at the exits. Keep conversations short either inside or outside the sanctuary.

II. Please exit through the nearest exit as per shown in the picture shown.


What to expect when attending our physical (in-person) service

1. Everybody on our premises will be expected to wear their mask at all times.

2. During praise and worship, if you don’t feel comfortable to open your mouth to sing, you are encouraged to meditate and reflect upon the lyrics.

3. Attendees are reminded to observe the 1m safe-distancing guidelines at all times. Our queue lines, benches and chairs have been marked to facilitate in this.


4. Offerring boxes locations

Our Offering boxes will be placed at the following 3 locations. Please drop your offering/tithings upon entry or exit. Online transfers are encouraged as well.

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5. You are strongly encouraged to use E-Bulletin. Please use the E-bulletin on our website or scan from the QR Code available on screen before the service. (https://www.gmc.org.my/online-resources/bulletins/)

6. Physical bulletins are available upon request. Please request it from our Ushering Team. Bigger Font Copies are also available for elderly members.

7. Hand sanitisers will be made available throughout the facilities for your convenience.

8. We encourage you to maintain a high level of personal cleanliness and hygiene with regular hand-washing.

9. Holy communion will continue to be conducted every 1st Sunday. But instead of approaching the stage, queuing up and being handed the ‘Holy Communion elements’ (Bread and wine); you will pick up your own ‘pre-packaged communion sets’ upon entry.

10. SOP compliance ambassadors or ushers will be available and ready to assist you whenever you need help.