This topic is part of Rotation.org's larger "Return, Rebuild, Renew" Sunday School forum.
Safer Sunday Schools
You are welcome to add your thoughtful ideas, experiences, and science-based recommendations.
"Safe" Sunday School used to mean physical and emotional safety, but since the COVID pandemic, "safe" has also come to include keeping kids, teachers, families, and the general congregation safe from illness. Some of the following advice was first posted during the early days and then the height of the 2020 COVID pandemic. Some things have been updated as our experience and understanding have evolved.
One of the things many parents and church members will be looking for after the pandemic are signs that the church values their health and well-being and has taken steps to improve that experience.
Consider the following content as a starting point and consult your denominational and local health experts.