Tag Archives: Church

COVID-19: Churches, Gathering Limits & Virtual Worship

This entry is part 13 of 33 in the series COVID-19.

The combination of closing “non-essential workplaces” and limiting how many people can gather for a service has left some churches wondering if church facilities can be used for virtual worship purposes during this time of self-isolation. In Ontario, CCCC has confirmed that yes, places of worship can broadcasting service while… More

COVID-19: Manitoba Limits Public Gatherings to TEN people

This entry is part 8 of 33 in the series COVID-19.

Effective today, Monday March 30, 2020 Manitoba’s Chief Provincial Public Officer of Health has issued an order under s.67 of the Public Health Act prohibiting public gatherings of more than 10 people at any indoor or outdoor place or premises. It specifically includes places of worship, social gatherings and family… More

COVID-19: CCCC Advocates for Churches – UPDATE

This entry is part 6 of 33 in the series COVID-19.

An Ontario MPP has provided CCCC with a statement from the Premier’s Office in response to our questions. Further, all organized public events of over fifty people are also prohibited, including parades and events and communal services within places of worship. These orders were approved by the Lieutenant Governor in… More

COVID-19: CCCC Advocates for Churches

This entry is part 5 of 33 in the series COVID-19.

The Ontario government has ordered the closure of non-essential workplaces, leaving many churches wondering how they can continue engaging in core ministry activities. Barry W. Bussey, Director of Legal Affairs at CCCC, has written to all Ontario government MPPs expressing concerns churches have over access to their places of worship…. More