We welcome you back to worship in person.

See your church family, celebrate the Eucharist, raise your voice in song!

Please read the following about how we are worshipping:

No pre-registration is required

You do not need to pre-register to attend services. Just come!

Before you come to church

Please screen yourself and your family members for COVID-19 symptoms and stay home if you are unwell or are in a high-risk group.

In the church

Taking care of ourselves through vaccinations, masking, hand-washing and social distancing are expressions of our baptismal covenant in which we vow to love our neighbours as ourselves. And so, as we return to communal worship, please provide contact information as you enter the church. Wear a mask. Seat yourself and family only in the portion of the pew where there is a green cross. This will help physically distance you from others while seated. Always maintain a physical distance of 2 metres (6 feet) from each other, including going forward to receive communion. And if you are eligible, be fully vaccinated.

Eucharist

You have the opportunity to receive both the wafer and sip from the common cup at Communion, if you wish. However, please know that the wafer alone is full Communion. At the rail, receive the wafer from the Celebrant and walk 6 feet away to the corridor. In the corridor, lower your mask and partake of the wafer. Then raise your mask again and sanitize your hands. At this time, we are not offering intercessional prayers in the west transept.

Singing

Singly softly is permitted during worship and the hymn books have been returned to the pews. A choir of 10 choristers under the direction of Kirkland Adsett will lead us in the psalms and hymns of praise and thanksgiving.

Sunday school

At this time there will be no Sunday school classes inside the church. The Rector hopes to offer online content as well as some outdoor activities this fall.

Coffee hour

Coffee hour will follow the service with a maximum of 25 people permitted in the church. If it is a fine day, please take the beverage that has been served to you outside, remembering to continue to distance 2 metres from each other.

Online services continue

Our online Sunday services are now being live streamed. This means you are worshipping with those in church at the same time that the service is taking place.

Please join with us in live online worship on Sunday mornings at 10:30 AM on Youtube.

Further information

Stay informed of developments through parish emails, our eblast email list as well as visiting our regularly updated website. Visit this page regularly.

Last updated: September 16, 2021

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