I would like to thank the council for taking the time to become informed so there could be thoughtful discussion regarding this decision at the May Council meeting. This decision covers worship services, funerals, or any event.
As you may know, there are church bodies in Minnesota that have plans to hold in-person worship services, even going against state health department regulations to do so. Please understand that having in-person worship services is NOT recommended in any form right now, especially for high-risk age groups. Below are two PDF documents from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) that provide some helpful insight in this regard. MP