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posted 16 Sep 2020, 08:26 by Gary van der Meer   [ updated 16 Sep 2020, 11:20 ]
Please note our COVID-19 safety practices and register for each service you plan to attend. Thank you. We can't wait to see you!

Upcoming Services: 
  • Funeral of JP (Will) Bouchard - Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. - REGISTER HERE 
  • Sunday Worship - Sunday, September 20, 10:30 a.m. - REGISTER HERE 
  • Funeral of Michael Kinch - Friday, September 25, 11:00 a.m. - REGISTER HERE

St. Anne's - COVID Safety Practices for All Services in the Church

Before Coming to Church:

  • Online registration if possible - Register for each service you plan to attend by clicking on the link above. 
  • No computer or internet access? Register in person before the service. Come 20 to 30 minutes early to register inside the church entrance.
  • During the registration process, you will be asked:
    • for your name and basic contact information
    • to answer some basic COVID-19 related screening questions

  • Those registering online will be asked to confirm that their answers to the screening questions have not changed. 

When Arriving at Church:

  • Please enter via the Gladstone Ave main doors if possible. The accessible entrance on the south side of the church will also be open for those who need it. 
  • There will be Welcome Team members there to greet you.

  • Please keep a minimum distance of 6 feet (2 metres) away from other people and wear a mask at all times.

  • Show your ticket (paper or electronic) from the online registration process. You will be asked to confirm that your answers to the screening questions have not changed. 

  • If you did not register online, you can complete the registration and health screening at the Welcome Table when you enter the church. 

On Entry into the Church:

  • Sanitize your hands.

  • Continue to wear your mask.

  • Obtain a paper order of service.

  • Follow directions from Welcome Team.

  • Sit in designated seating assigned by the Welcome Team.

  • Stay 6 feet apart - with the exception of members of your "social bubble".

  • Socialize with mask on and safely distanced only.

During the Worship Service:

  • Remain in your place except as directed.

  • Observe the Peace with smiles, words, or gestures from your place.

  • Refrain from singing.

  • For Communion:
    • come forward as directed in single file
    • receive the host in your hands, mask on
    • move to the right or left of the altar as directed
    • remove your mask where designated to consume the consecrated bread
    • replace your mask and circle back to your seat

  • Wear your mask at all times, with the following exceptions:
    • children under 2 (masks not required, but they must remain with their caregivers at all times) 
    • those with a medical condition that makes it difficult to wear a mask

  • Washrooms are available through the door on the left-hand (south) side of the church (one on the main level and additional at the bottom of the stairs). Washrooms are thoroughly sanitized before and after every church use. In addition, all high-touch surfaces are cleaned before after each service.

  • Continue to stay 6 feet apart at all times.

When the Service is over:

  • Continue to wear your mask and stay 6 feet apart.

  • Follow directions from clergy and Welcome Team.

  • Take everything with you, including your order of service.

  • Exit through the Gladstone doors if possible or via the parking lot doors as directed by the Welcome Team.

  • Refrain from gathering at exits, vestibules or walkways.