COVID-19 Coronavirus News

For all updates in this rapidly changing situation, please refer first and always to provincial, territorial, 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 should 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.
The newsfeed below includes Regional Council news about the COVID-19 pandemic, and some national updates.

COVID Restrictions and Christmas Eve Worship

COVID Restrictions and Christmas Eve Worship

Greetings members of Living Skies Regional Council, We are quickly approaching Christmas Eve, and plans are well underway for both in-person and remote worships.  I know there have been lots of...

read more
Further masking requirements update

Further masking requirements update

(This note was sent out to all ministry personnel by Tracy Murton, Pastoral Relations Minister, It is a further update to this November 10 notice.) Once again, I am writing to all ministry...

read more
COVID Restrictions and Christmas Eve Worship

New mask requirement in three cities

This notice is especially important for called or appointed ministers in a community of faith, pastoral charge supervisor, or anyone who offers provide pulpit supply (such as a retired minister or a...

read more
Reminder: be careful with photo copyright!

Reminder: be careful with photo copyright!

...Here are some tips Photos are vital to our websites, social media, worship PowerPoints and much more. They add a lot to our online ministry and in-person PowerPoints. And they’re sometimes a...

read more
Advent COVID update from your Regional Council Executive

Guidelines notice: New worship numbers

There are lots of questions regarding the newest changes to the maximum number of people at a worship service in the Re-Open Saskatchewan Guidelines. The updated guidelines state:

Delivering services virtually or through remote delivery such as drive-in service is recommended.
The total number of people participating in the services cannot exceed 30 per cent of seating capacity or 150 people, whichever is less.
To safely support larger groupings of individuals – and where seating area allows adequate physical distancing of two metres between individuals or family units – multiple groups of 30 are permitted. These groups must be separated by five metres.

read more

Regional Council gathering 2020

The second Living Skies Regional Gathering was held October 28 and November 4 online. Please click here to access meeting documents.