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Scheduling Updates in Response to Coronovirus 

 Updated 6/10/20:

The Govans Session approved the following at their online meeting on June 9, 2020:

  • Sunday worship will continue only online throughout the summer. 

  • The Church Office will remain closed to the public through August 23rd. 

  • Everyone in the church buildings must wear a mask at all times and maintain social distancing. Exception: Children are encouraged to wear masks, but not required. In the Sanctuary, Music Teams may remove masks for singing if they remain more than 6 feet apart.

  • Church spaces may be used by renters and other groups as long they conform to current maximum occupancy guidelines and other recommended safety measures.

  • All rooms should be cleaned and sanitized before being used again by another group. 

  • All bathrooms should be cleaned and sanitized daily if they have been used. 

  • One Straw Farm Community Supported Agriculture Pick Up with shares pre-bagged for pick up.

  • Close the church building to any other renters or users until June 21.

Ways to help those in need:

For CARES Food Pantry is in need of the following items:

Cereal or oatmeal, rice, pasta, pasta sauce, 2 canned tuna, baked beans, peanut butter, jelly, 4 canned veggies, 2 soup(not tomato soup), canned fruit, Mac and cheese. Diapers and wipes, soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, and other toiletries are also needed.

Drop off at CARES which is located in the basement garage of St. Mary's Catholic Church which is located at 5502 York Road Mondays and Thursdays from 9:00am-11:00am, and Saturdays from 10:00am-12:00 noon. Do not drop off at Govans. 

Other closing information:

  • The Senior Center is closed by order of the Governor.
  • The Preschool is through April 26.

Coronavirus Updates

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the church building is closed through August. We are having one worship service via tele/video conference each Sunday at 10:00 a.m.  throughout the summer.

See updates related to the coronavirus and for ways to help those in need during this time.

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Worship with us Sunday morning, get involved in mission, or contribute in another way. Govans Presbyterian Church is a More Light Congregation, and believes all people are welcome at God’s table, as Christ teaches us. We provide an open and affirming worship experience for the LGBTQ community.

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9:00 a.m. - Family and Children Service
10:00 a.m. - Sunday School and Adult Education (AKA Options)
10:45 a.m. - Traditional Service

NOTE: Occasionally this schedule changes when we come together for a combined 10:00 a.m. worship service. Check the homepage for updates.

Pastor Tom Harris

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Govans Presbyterian Church
5828 York Road
Baltimore, MD 21212
Phone: (410) 435-9188
Fax: (410) 323-4409

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