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.