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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Lifting of Restrictions

Proof of Vaccine (PoV) for Churches

December 2, 2021                                                                                 Printable PDF Dear Friends, This is a follow up to the letter that I released yesterday regarding the...

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Regional Council gathering 2021

The 2021 Living Skies Regional Gathering was held June 4-6 online. Please click here for all related documents.

United Church News

Deep gratitude to all who have taken leadership in the 10,000 Signature Korea Peace Appeal, with special mention to the Korea Peace Appeal Champions, numerous communities of faith, and the Korean… continue reading Read More

The United Church of Canada joins with 250 organizations from 29 countries to call on the Salvadoran government to drop the charges against leading Water Defenders arrested on January 11 and advocate… continue reading Read More

As the United Church embraces a new Call and Vision, and makes Growth a key priority, the denominational office will integrate the expertise, energy, and ethos of its semi-autonomous innovation arm—… continue reading Read More

2022 was an interesting year for The United Church of Canada's Refugee desk. Here's a summary of the year's applications and arrivals. Read More

The Manual, 2023, is effective January 1, 2023. Read More