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Genesis has implemented strict safety and sanitation protocols, adhering to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Massachusetts state guidelines. Ensuring the safety of our guests and employees is of the utmost importance. Please take a few minutes to read through our protocols and don't hesitate to give us a call if you have questions.
WHAT TO DO BEFORE OR UPON ARRIVAL AT GENESIS
Genesis currently requires proof of full COVID Vaccination. Guest must provide proof of vaccination on or before arrival. Guest without proof will NOT be allowed to participate.
Genesis defines full COVID vaccination as either:
Genesis strongly encourages guests to receive and provide proof of the 1st booster shot. Guest without proof of booster shot must bring evidence of a negative COVID Rapid Test taken no greater than 24 hours in advance of arrival.
Proof of vaccination may be provided in the following forms:
Email: email@example.com. Direct mail: Genesis Spiritual Center, 53 Mill St, Westfield, MA 01085.
Guests that develop symptoms after arrival may be requested to leave Genesis. In limited situations, a Genesis Rapid Test may be used to assess COVID status.
*Signs and Symptoms of COVID-19: Fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea.
CARING FOR EACH OTHER
Genesis continues to follow strict safety and sanitizing protocols. Sensors in Genesis Dining Rooms, Chapel, and meeting rooms in the Carriage House, continuously monitor carbon dioxide levels, so fresh air is automatically filtered and circulated into the rooms. This reduces the possibility of transmission of airborne illnesses in Genesis’ largest gathering spaces.
We welcome any questions you may have regarding our COVID-19 guidelines. Please call 413-562-3627 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Genesis Spiritual Life and Conference Center is pleased to announce that Jennifer Schimmel has been named executive director by the Board of Trustees.
Posted on 5/10/2022
Sometimes, a calling begins with inner restlessness. A disquiet or tension, perhaps even an irritation. In the ups and downs of the day-to-day, it is easy to chalk these up to the ordinary trials and tribulations of daily life. Certainly, growing in maturity requires cultivating the ability to hold fast during turbulent times, not jumping ship at every inconvenience or upset.
Posted on 9/23/2021
A while ago, Genesis received the gift of a canvas labyrinth along with a number of boxes of accessories, some easels and posters. Due to its size, the labyrinth will only fit in the Providence Room and time passed as we waited for the room to be available so we could unfold the labyrinth and walk it. In the meanwhile, Nick and Wayne stored the labyrinth, boxes and posters upstairs in a Carriage House closet. Weeks passed, then months. Years.
Posted on 8/10/2021
These past weeks I’ve had occasion to cover Genesis’ kitchen so our beloved Chef Jen could have a couple of days off. I delighted in harvesting tart cherries from the tree behind the Carriage House and incorporating them into Rainbow Chard, bacon and cherry pizzas, Chilled Persian Soup, and cooking them down for a sauce over vanilla ice cream.
Posted on 7/14/2021
Posted on 2021-06-10
Reflecting on the spirituality of Providence
Posted on 5/7/2021
Posted on 5/18/2021