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Category: COVID-19

Due to an increasing number of cases, the provincial government has re-instituted stricter safety regulations in Montreal, Quebec City and the Chaudière-Appalaches region, designating them as Orange Zones. The size of organized gatherings — in rented rooms and places of worship, for example — has been reduced from 250 to 50 people across the whole province. In orange zones, the capacity is being reduced further, to 25. This applies to all worship services, weddings, baptisms, funerals. Learn...

Many of you have been using Zoom for your worship. But you may be going back into your sanctuary soon, and wondering how to keep the Zoom aspect of worship going - which includes having people at a distance participating in leadership. If you have a large screen, you may be thinking of using it. The issue is that the computer that is being used to do worship on Zoom is often hopping from one thing to another - a regular Zoom screen, to PowerPoint, to a video.... Searching for...

A lively blog post from Aileen Borruel, coordinator of several thriving and diverse programs for seniors within our Regional Council, shares the background development of some of these programs and the adaptations made to decrease isolation and increase the sense of joyful connection during the pandemic… If there is anything I know for sure, it is that I have always had a strong passion in working with the senior population.  For the past 20 years I had the opportunity...

The following guidelines should be considered as best practices for outdoor worship based on current knowledge: Pre-screening questionnaire; Are you ill? Have you been ill within the last 14 days? Have you been with anyone who has been ill? Consider not allowing entry if there is a positive response to any of these questions.. Register names of participants. Recommended the elderly 65+ not attend Masks are mandatory Bring your own chair, towel or blanket to sit upon Monitor and direct...

Dear Communities of faith in the Nakonha:Ka Regional Council: With the provincial reopening plan in full swing, and churches across Quebec making plans to have face-to-face worship again, our YaYA leadership team wanted to highlight a few recommendations for churches to consider with regard to children, youth and families. We are all children of God, and worship should be as safely accessible as possible for people of all ages. It may be that your community of faith rarely hosts children or...

Greetings siblings in Christ, God is with us in the struggle. I believe that God is calling us to move forward, even though we are surrounded by so many uncertainties, to infuse God’s love into this ever-changing world. We as Communities of Faith, as followers of The Way taught by Jesus of Nazareth have an important role to fill during this strange time. That role is simple, be love; show compassion, act justly, and walk humbly with each other, with our neighbours and...