Reopening FAQs

Registration is no longer required for Sunday morning worship. 

RSVP is still required for Rooted, our nursery and children's programs. You can click the link below, or the button in our app to let us know who you're bringing to our children's programs.
Click here to RSVP 

If you have any questions, email Dani, our children's ministry intern, or call the office for assistance:
Call the 3VC office Monday - Friday 9:00 AM to 4:15 PM, (631) 941-3670.

Are you hosting in-person services? 

In-person Sunday Worship Services are now happening.  We hope you can join us at 9:15 am or 11:00 am.

What if I am not comfortable attending in person?

We understand that not everyone is comfortable or able to be in-person. We will continue to update our Video Stream page each week with the worship service so you can join us from home.  If you are not yet part of a growth group, we encourage you to get connected to one. 

Will services still be available online?

The first service will be livestreamed at 9:15 and will be available on our website at 3vc.org/livestream, not only as the service occurs but also afterwards on demand. The services will also will also be available on our YouTube channel

What will Sunday mornings look like? 

When you arrive, please enter through our main entrance. There will be a greeter there to welcome you and answer any questions you have.  Masks are not required for fully vaccinated individuals, but if you feel more comfortable, you are free to wear one.  Masks will be provided if you need one. No one will ask for proof of vaccination.

A greeter will direct families with children to the kids' check-in.  Check in is no longer required for the worship services, so you can head up the stairs to the sanctuary and find your own seat.  A few rows will be reserved in the back for families with young children or for those who would like a little more space.

The service will be shortened to about an hour. There will be singing, prayer, Scripture reading, and a sermon.

Will there be bus pick ups for Stony Brook college students?

Stony Brook Campus bus pick ups are on pause. See the Young Adults page for more information.

Will there be youth/children's classes?

Our children's programs for Nursery - grade 5 have resumed at the 9:15 service only. Kids must be pre-registered to attend our children's programs. You can pre-register your children here.  
To find more information out about our children's program's see the Kids page.
In addition to reopening up our children's programs, please check out the Guidelines that have been put into place to reopen safely.   Masks will continue to be worn by all adults in the children's ministry programs and will be required in those educational settings for children in Kindergarten+.

Is there any kind of increased air filtration? 

Our HVAC system has been upgraded to MERV-13 filters all throughout the building. 

What about items handed from person to person, like offering?

We have eliminated the surface-to-surface contact that happens when passing an offering plate.   We thank you for your continued financial support of Three Village Church!  If you wish to give by check, there is a dropbox installed outside of the office, or you can send your donation to the church via mail or your bank’s bill pay.
If you wish to give online, go to 3vc.org/give.

Will you still be handing out a printed bulletin?

We have eliminated most handouts and will not be handing out a weekly bulletin at the moment. However, we do have an e-bulletin that you can find on our Videostream page under our stream where it says "Bulletin".  Or, you can access our e-bulletin by signing to receive our 3VC Weekly. Please email the office if you would like to sign up to receive this email.  

Will there be coffee and bagels?

Coffee Express , an intentional time between services to fellowship with one another will be outside on the West Side of the church (Tai Show North side). We will provide coffee and individual pre-wrapped snacks.   

Will there be communion the first and third Sunday?

For the time being, we will be doing communion one Sunday each month using individual, pre-packaged elements. 

Who needs to wear a mask?

Masks are not required for fully vaccinated individuals.  We will not be checking vaccination status. You are free to wear a mask if that is your choice. Extra masks will be available at the entrance if you need one. In keeping with NYS educational guidelines, masks will be worn in the children's programs for children in Kindergarten+ and all adults in both children's programs and nursery.