Entering to Worship
How Do I Enter the
Church for 9:00 a.m. Worship?
You enter the church though one of three red doors. We know it can be kind of intimidating
figuring out where to enter a building with several entrances…and always
wondering if you’re going to be walking into the middle of a worship service or
Come on in. You are
welcome here. Today many Episcopal churches proclaim
with their red doors that our churches are a haven for emotional and spiritual
healing, and are a place of refuge and safety, forgiveness and reconciliation
-- in other words, red doors invite the passers-by into a space filled with the
Our main parking lot is on Smith Street.
This door is adjacent to the lot. When you go in this door, you can do one of
You can go up a short
set of steps to your left and through a room (called the sacristy)
into the worship space. You will enter
the worship space from the front.
Or you can go down the stairs, step down through a door and
go into our social hall. You can get to
the worship space by crossing the social hall and going up a set of steps on
the opposite corner from which you came (if you are a person who counts your
steps, this route is for you!). You will
enter the worship space from the back. If you are early on a Sunday morning,
you can go into the fellowship hall to likely find people socializing together before worship.
(Picture below on the right)
Center St. Accessible Entrance
This door is for our handicap parking area. Entrance to the handicap lot is off N. Center
St. You can then go in this door for elevator
access (just to your left when you enter). You will be on the floor noted as 2
in the elevator. Press 3 for access to
our worship space or press 1 for access to the fellowship hall. Or, if you can, you can walk up the short
flight of steps to your left into the worship area. (Picture below on left)
N. Center St. Direct
Worship Space Entrance
This door is off N. Center St., accessed by the
sidewalk. If you go in here, you will be
entering in the back of the worship space.
Go through the vestibule, and you’ll see a man or woman (usher) by a
table in the back who will welcome you, answer your questions, give you a
bulletin and help you find a seat if you wish.
(Picture below in Center)
who you are or how you enter, you are welcome here. Our ushers and most anyone else will gladly
answer your questions.
Center St. Accessible Entrance N. Center St. Direct
Worship Space Entrance Smith Street Entrance