As Ontario prepares to enter Phase 2 of reopening, ministry personnel and Communities of Faith naturally have questions about how to safely be together once again. One of the many concerns that has surfaced is whether Communities of Faith can require worshippers and staff to be vaccinated before returning to in-person gatherings.
Posts related to the 2020 COVID 19 (Corona virus)
Yesterday the Ontario Government announced enhanced public health and workplace safety measures in the COVID-19 pandemic in effect for all of Ontario.
This year’s season of song will be remote but relevant. Choirs across the region are offering the gift of gorgeous music—virtual and pre-recorded—as a healing balm in these hurting times.
GS 81 Extension of Temporary Amendment of Bylaws re: Pastoral Relations; Temporary Amendment re: Congregational Annual Meeting At its meeting on November 26, 2020, the Sub-Executive of the General Council passed a motion to: temporarily suspend the requirement in section B.5.1 of The Manual for congregations or pastoral charges to hold an annual meeting; and temporarily amend the responsibility of the congregation or pastoral charge to make a decision on their annual draft budget by allowing...
As of Monday, November 28th, the Province of Ontario mandates that Toronto and Peel public health regions will move into grey/lockdown measures.
The Government of Ontario announced today new measures for Toronto and Peel, including the suspension of wedding receptions. See the October 9, 2020 news release from the Premier's Office.