Please carefully review our COVID-19 Guidelines and Protocols. We care about our visitors and members! Please be aware of our guidelines that are in place and that we are doing our best to keep everyone safe and comfortable. If you have any questions, please call us at (860) 591-1046. Thank you for your cooperation! 


  • When you enter the building, you will be met by greeters. Although we are excited that you're here, we will not be displaying any type of physical touch such as handshakes or hugs without your permission. 

  • Greeters will be wearing gloves when handouts are given.

  • For your convenience, hand sanitizer is available throughout the building and at both front and back doors.

  • Boxes of tissues are also available through the building.

  • If you are not feeling well or are showing any signs of sickness, we ask that you please stay home and come back when you are well. We would love to have you join us when you are feeling better! 


  • Children will be signed in on a computer by a single attendee or they can be signed in via the KIDCHECK app on their parent's phone. 

    • Create your free account by visiting The facility is New Life 4 Griswold.

  • Every child's temperature will be checked at the door. Any child with a temperature of over 100 will not be allowed to stay for Children's Sunday Service downstairs or upstairs.

  • Parents will need to take their child home and they will need to be fever free for 72 hours before they can physically come back to church.

  • No snacks will be given out or allowed.

  • We will be wiping down surfaces every 15 minutes in order to practice proper sanitation. 


  • NLA is currently operating under our Phase 2 Plan.

  • Services are open to everyone every single week at normal operating hours.

  • We are practicing social distancing guidelines.

  • If you would like to wear a mask, please feel free to do so although they are optional.

  • Surfaces such as doorknobs and light switches will be wiped down by the greeters every 15 minutes in order to practice proper sanitation. 

  • If you are uncomfortable attending an in-person service, you may view our services online via Facebook (click on the Facebook icon in the top right corner to be directed to our Facebook page).


  • When communion is held, communion cups will be handed out by greeters wearing gloves at the front and back entrances as you arrive.

  • No individuals are to select their own cups. Only gloved greeters can touch the tray and present the cups to members & visitors to avoid cross-contamination.