The following video provides an update about VPC's plans to return to worship, and what we will be doing to ensure the health and safety of our congregation.
Please note that some information has changed since the recording of the video. Please read below for the most up-to-date news:
- VPC will return to in-person worship on Sunday, June 14.
- The 8:30AM and 10:30AM services will be live-streamed (more detail about that soon).
- If you are a part of a vulnerable population, we encourage you to assess your health risk before deciding to attend.
- A sanitizing station and temperature check will be at the entrance to the Sanctuary.
- Masks are to be worn by everyone in the Sanctuary.
- Ushers will guide families to their seats, following social distancing protocols between family units.
- We are excited to gather again!
VPC is committed to providing the safest and healthiest environment for all events, classes, and services on campus. Due to the rapidly changing way organizations need to respond to the COVID-19 virus, the schedule for all VPC opportunities will be in a state of flux for the coming weeks.
We appreciate your patience as we navigate through these unprecedented moments. Please refer back to this site often for updates.
recommendations from the city of scottsdale
Please visit the City of Scottsdale webpage for the most up to date information regarding COVID-19 and resources for those in need.
stay at home survival tips
Connect with nature. With our options limited right now, here are some creative options: Open the windows; take care of your plants; watch a nature documentary; listen to a nature soundtrack.
Get your body moving. Getting yourself moving can be helpful in discharging that restless energy. Find a free online workout!
Carve out some quiet time. Sometimes our "cabin fever" actually stems from being overstimulated or overwhelmed, particularly if we're cooped up with other people. Finding a way to access some quiet time and solitude can be especially helpful if that's the case. use noise-cancelling headphones; take a shower or bath; try doing yoga.
Redecorate and/or rearrange your space. Don't underestimate what a few simple changes can do to make your space feel more habitable. Declutter; keep it tidy; rearrange to keep it fresh.
Transport yourself someplace else. Read a fantasy book, watch a travel video, and let your imagination go.
Remember this applies to adults and kids alike! Doing your part to "flatten the curve," while uncomfortable at times, is the best defense we have at slowing down exposure. You're doing the right thing, so hang in there.