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Faith-Based, Spiritual, and Worship Practices

Faith-based, spiritual, and worship practices are important to many people and offer opportunities to connect with communities. These practices also have a role to play in the prevention of COVID-19 transmission.
Last updated: December 1, 2021
As COVID-19 vaccinations are administered throughout the province, we can gather in-person again to share hope, healing, restoration and recovery. As pillars of strength, religious organizations and faith-based worship services play a critical role in connecting the community by supporting beneficial and safe social interactions. 

  • Masks are required in all indoor public settings including places of worship by all people born in 2017 or earlier (age 5+), including congregants and choirs. Masks but can be temporarily removed for ceremonial eating and drinking, and by officiants, readers or for singing a solo where physical distancing is observed.
  • If all participants are vaccinated as determined by the worship service leader, there are no capacity restrictions on worship services and choirs.
  • If participants are not all vaccinated, worship services and choirs are limited to 50% seated capacity.

Follow these precautions for religious, spiritual, faith-based and worship practices

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