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Category: COVID-19

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...

AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE ABOUT RE-OPENING CHURCH BUILDINGSIn coming days, we anticipate the Quebec government to indicate that churches may start to consider re-opening their buildings. BEFORE WE DO, it is important to create a plan that will keep all of our valued and vulnerable lay members, ministry personnel and tenants safe and healthy, and to conform to all of the necessary requirements.In order to support you through this planning process, the Conseil régional Nakonha :ka...

At the second half of our Regional Council Spring Gathering on May 30, 2020, Peter Bisset offered a presentation about the process for the gradual re-opening of church buildings. You can download the presentation and the checklist below:Presentation to regional council gathering:Presentation about re-opening church buildings (PDF)Presentation about re-opening church buildings (video)Protocol checklist for communities of faith to create their re-opening...