March 26, 2020

 Clarification: Ontario churches CAN stream worship from their buildings. This modifies the advice we gave on March 25.

March 26, 2020

The National Indigenous Elders Council has offered the whole church its wisdom and assurance in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 25, 2020

In Ontario, church buildings (with some exceptions) have not been named as essential, so Ontario church buildings must be closed. We interpret this as not allowing even a small number of people in…

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March 24, 2020

   Moderator urges communities of faith to consider delaying funerals at this present time.

March 23, 2020

With in-person worship being suspended and rental incomes stopped, some communities of faith may be faced with financial concerns Before making any decis.ions about staffing, please contact your…

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March 20, 2020

Leaders of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, the Anglican Church of Canada, and The United Church of Canada have issued a joint letter calling on churches to do more to address anti-Black…

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March 17, 2020

   Letter from General Secretary Nora Sanders to ministry personnel and church leaders, 16 March 2020.

March 13, 2020

   Moderator Richard Bott's letter to communities of faith reminds us that God is with us through COVID-19.

March 13, 2020

  Some guidance on pastoral relationships and employment in local congregations in the event of church closures in this time of COVID-19.

March 05, 2020

We urge communities of faith to respond to COVID-19 with compassion, prevention, and prayer, and offer the United Church Emergency Plan to help communities of faith plan ahead for contingencies…

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