According to Ontario government website, as of April 8th, we can remain open for in-person church services at 15% capacity. There are tight restrictions that we must continue to adhere to.
1 * Face coverings are mandatory at all times inside public facilities.
2 * Social distancing remains in effect.
3 * Everyone will need to sign in upon entry to the building.
4 * Self screening needs to be done prior to arrival.
https://covid-19.ontario.ca/covid19-cms-assets/2021-02/ENScreening%20-%20WorkerFeb10v3.pdf . If you feel unwell, please stay at home.
Please keep in mind that we need to be patient and remain flexible as changes may need to be quickly made to adapt to the recommendations and insure community safety. Our goal is to establish best practices in compliance with the law while endeavouring to provide the most effective way for us to encounter God together. For the most up-to-date information please subscribe to the newsletter and follow the Life Church Facebook page.to-date information please subscribe to the newsletter and follow the Life Church Facebook page.
No, We are currently in compliance with local public health gathering limits and therefore do not require pre-registration. However, upon arrival you are asked to remain physically distanced and provide a name and number for potential contact tracing information.
Yes, in accordance with health requirements all those in attendance are required to wear a mask, unless they have a medical exemption.
We have a team of people who thoroughly clean and disinfect the building prior to all services and ensure that we are able to meet in a safe environment.
We have placed hand sanitizer at entries and exits as well as throughout the building.
Our services and guest interactions will be intentionally touch free (eg. no handshakes, or handing out of envelopes.)
Yes, programs for kids 0 -12years are open and have been adapted for low contact engagement. All rooms, toys, and supplies are thoroughly cleaned to ensure a safe environment for the children.
Yes, you will be able to place offering envelopes in one of our kiosks. However, to maintain our church family’s health and safety, debit machines will not be available for the time being. We encourage you to continue making use of the electronic giving options through our website and online banking. Cheques can also be dropped off at the church or sent by mail. All our giving options can be found Here
That is okay! We know everyone has a different level of comfort, so please do what you feel is best for you and your family—whether that’s participating in Church Online or joining us in person.
What to expect at an in-person Service?
We ask that prior to attending you review your health status and if you are experiencing any of the symptoms listed on the provincial screener you remain home and join us online. If you are feeling well we are excited to have you! Prior to entering the north doors we ask that you please put on your mask. A mask must be worn at all times while inside the building. Mask wearing does not apply to children under the age of 5 and those who are unable to wear a face-covering as a result of a medical condition.
While inside the building, we ask that you maintain a 2m (6ft) distance from anyone outside your social bubble. We know how much we all enjoy connecting and chatting before and after services, but please keep your 2m distance,refrain from visiting while inside the building, or chat outside. After registering your children downstairs in the children’s wing. We invite you to find a seat in the Auditorium. You will see signs that indicate that by keeping 4 seats between family units you will be 6 feet from others. After service we ask that you observe the 2m distance between people and use the hand sanitizer located at entries and exits.