Churches have an important role to play in the support of people and communities at this time.
The advice from the national office has been and continues to be that congregations are urged to follow the advice of Federal, Provincial and Municipal Health authorities and make decisions accordingly. This is the minimum requirement, but it is the first place to go in making a decision about how best to respond to the evolving situation.
Additional resources congregations may find helpful:
10 Helpful Questions for Congregations to Ask at this Time – Congregational Consulting Group
Government of Canada Update Centre
Provincial Government Updates
Alberta: Guidance for Safely Reopening Places of Worship in Alta. – Published May 2020
British Columbia: Restart Plan
↪ Recommendations for Faith-Based Organizations on Mass Gatherings in B.C. – Published March 31, 2020
Renew P.E.I. Together: Phased Approach to Reopening Businesses, Services and Public Spaces
↪ See Phase Three for Provincial plan to re-introduce gatherings, including religious gatherings.
Updated documents and links will be posted as they are made available.