We will gather together on the front lawn of the church. Bring a blanket or chairs to sit on. If the sun is of concern, bring an umbrella. If you do not feel comfortable attending in person you can join us from the comfort of your car as you tune in to our FM transmitter (98.3). 
Families will be seated together and physically distanced from other families.
We will escort your family to your space and ask that you remain in that space for the duration of the celebration. Face masks are required for all people over age 4.  
Expect a fun experience with music, laughter,
a message for all ages, and plenty of CANDY!!
Come in costume. We would love to see how creative you can be by creating a costume from things you already own. 
Our regular outdoor worship experience will begin at 4pm,
you are welcome to stay for both!


If services are cancelled a notice will be posted on the homepage of LHUMC.org,
as well as on the LHUMC Facebook Page
We advise checking for cancellation before departing for church.


What You Need to Know:

  • Registration is required to attend Outdoor Worship.

    Pre-registering helps us with our required contact tracing, gets you to your seat quicker, and helps us plan for appropriate physical distancing requirements.

    If you are unable to pre-register, we will not turn you away unless we reach our physical distancing capacity. Please register early to help us with planning.

  • Outdoor Worship is weather dependent and will be canceled due to inclement weather. Cancellation decisions will be made the afternoon of and posted on LHUMC.org and LHUMC’s Facebook page by 2pm. (For those who do not have internet, a phone call will be made as soon as possible. Your notification is dependent on pre-registration.)

Before You Arrive:


Please be familiar with CDC guidelines for People Who Are at Increased Risk for Severe Illness.

Please affirm that everyone in your group answers no to the following questions:

Have I or someone in my group had a fever over 100.4 in the past 14 days?

Have I or someone in my group experienced any flu like symptoms in the past 14 

Have I or someone in my group had prolonged exposure to someone who has 
tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 14 days?

Have I or someone in my group traveled to a hot spot (a positivity rate > than 10%) as defined by the state of MD in the past 14 days? Click here to find positivity rates.

Are there any medical reasons why I or someone in my group should not be
around other people?

If you answer “yes” to any of these questions, you may not attend Outdoor Worship until you have been cleared by a negative COVID-19 test or by a health provider, and answered the secondary list of questions per our protocols.



Safety is our First Priority:

  • Check-in is required at the Welcome Center before being guided to your seat by a Safety Angel.
  • Temperature pre-screening is required at the Welcome Center. If your temperature registers above 100.4, you will be asked to listen over our FM transmitter in your car.
  • Face Masks are required for all people over the age of 4. Face Masks must be worn properly, per CDC guidelines. (This means your mouth and nose are covered.) Gators and bandanas are not acceptable Face Masks.
  • Physical distancing of 6’ is required and sidewalks/seating areas will be marked accordingly.
  • We will train Safety Angels to guide and assist when necessary. They will be identifiable by their yellow t-shirts.
  • Our traffic patterns will be one-way where possible.
  • We will have hand sanitizing stations for your use.
  • You may bring water, but a straw is required. Drinking through a straw allows you to keep your Face Mask on.
  • This will be a “contactless service.” We will not shake hands, hug, exchange printed materials, or pass an offering plate.
  • We will provide offering drop-off locations at the Welcome Center; however, we still encourage giving online as the preferred method of giving.
  • Outdoor Worship will be canceled if it starts to rain or a lightning strike occurs within 8 miles of our location during Outdoor Worship.
  • When the service is over, you will be excused by one of our Safety Angels.
  • For safety reasons, the church building will be closed except for bathroom access.
  • Bathroom access will be dependent on your seating location and limited by Safety Angels.
  • Access points will be identified by your Safety Angel.
  • Once you are seated, please remain in your seat unless you have assistance from a Safety Angel. (Raise your hand for this assistance.)
  • There will be no access through the building from the back parking lot.