EBENEZER & COVID-19: LATEST NEWS

LATEST NEWS

NOVEMBER 21

IN LIGHT OF THE  SECOND SURGE IN THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND RESULTING GOVERNMENT HEALTH ORDERS, OUR ON-SITE SERVICES HAVE AGAIN BEEN SUSPENDED  FROM NOVEMBER 22 THROUGH AT LEAST DECEMBER  6. ONLINE SERVICES WILL CONTINUE TO BE AVAILABLE FROM EVERY SUNDAY AT 10:30 A.M. ON YOUTUBE, THIS WEBSITE AND VIA FACEBOOK. WATCH THIS SPACE FOR FURTHER NEWS. A LETTER FROM OUR SENIOR PASTOR EXPLAINING THE LATEST SITUATION IS AVAILABLE HERE.

GENERAL COVID-19 INFORMATION

For general information on COVID-19 itself, readers are referred to the following websites:

  • The BC Centre for Disease Control (http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19)
  • HealthLinkBC (https://www.healthlinkbc.ca/health-feature/coronavirus-disease-covid-19)
  • Health Canada (https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html)

FURTHER INFORMATION AND UPDATES ON CHURCH PROGRAMMING WILL BE POSTED HERE AND ELSEWHERE ON THIS SITE.

PAST DEVELOPMENTS

September 13, 2020

WE HAVE RESUMED PUBLIC WORSHIP AT 10:30 A.M. EVERY SUNDAY, LIMITING ATTENDANCE TO 50 PEOPLE WHO REGISTER TO ATTEND IN ADVANCE. DETAILS OF OUR REOPENING PLANS AND ARRANGEMENTS ARE AVAILABLE HERE.

July 1, 2020

AT A MEETING ON JUNE 18, OUR BOARDS OF ELDERS AND DEACONS DECIDED TO RESUME PUBLIC WORSHIP ON SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13,  AS HAS NOW HAPPENED. THE FOLLOWING LETTER EXPLAINS WHY.

Ebenezer Reopening Letter, July 1, 2020

March 19, 2020

AT A MEETING ON MARCH 18, THE LEADERSHIP OF EBENEZER DECIDED TO CANCEL SUNDAY SERVICES AND MID-WEEK CHURCH GATHERINGS IN ORDER TO MEET B.C. GOVERNMENT REQUIREMENTS AND TO MINIMIZE HEALTH RISKS ASSOCIATED WIH THE CURRENT  COVID-19 HEALTH EMERGENCY.

Letters from our Moderator, Bill Konnert, and our Senior Pastor John Oakes outlining our plans for the next few weeks are  available here:

Moderator’s Letter – March 19, 2020                                         Senior Pastor’s Letter – March 19, 2020