COVID-19 Coronavirus News

Important notice: this page is now archived.

Our updates have become infrequent enough that the newsfeed on this page is now archived. Please carefully check the date on any post that you view.
As always throughout this pandemic, we ask that you please refer first and always to provincial and federal sources, as well to your local government or band council and your Member of Parliament and provincial or territorial representative as needed. These sources shape our decision-making and responsibilities, and will guide responses from The United Church of Canada.

For all national United Church of Canada updates, keep visiting here. See also:
Health Canada                Government of Saskatchewan

For resources on discerning and planning re-opening of your building, please click here. (January 2023)

Resources for Re-opening summer 2021:  COVID considerations – Sept 2021      Step 3 Re-opening Plan Template (download)
For Vaccine Mandate – November 29, 2021 –  Downloadable Sample Tenant Waiver

The newsfeed below includes Regional Council news about the COVID-19 pandemic, and some national updates.

Lifting of Restrictions

Lifting of Restrictions

Printable PDF February 11, 2022 Dear Members of Living Skies Regional Council, Greetings to you on this beautiful February day.  I am reaching out to touch base with you as we begin to navigate the...

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Lifting of Restrictions

Omicron Concerns

Printable PDF January 11, 2022 To the People of Living Skies Regional Council, It was my hope that we would enter the New Year without having to write yet another letter to you regarding COVID and...

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Regional Council Meeting 2024

The 2024 Living Skies Regional Gathering will be held 13-15 June 2024 at the Saskatoon Travelodge hotel and conference centre. Sunday June 16 our service of praise will be held at Knox United Church, Saskatoon. See all details under Governance/ Regional Gathering.

United Church News

Mobilize for a just peace in Palestine and Israel. If you’re not sure what you can do, this list can help focus your efforts. Read More

Moderator Carmen Lansdowne is joining the Gaza Ceasefire Pilgrimage and encourages everyone who can to join the pilgrimage in Ottawa on May 22. Read More

In a preliminary court hearing, judge upholds politically motivated charges against United Church partners in El Salvador. Read More

The National Indigenous Council shares their vision statement with the whole church and offer words of thanks for all who have brought the church to this moment. Read More

Jane Thirikwa, United Church Program Coordinator, Global Advocacy 2SLGBTQIA+, joined the Rainbow Pilgrims of Faith delegation to World Council of Churches in March 2024. Read More