In-person Worship:
Information and Registration

Register to Attend Worship

Please register to attend worship in-person, either through the church website, www.myknox.ca or by phone, 416-293-4424 x 0. 

The registration link is found at the bottom of this section.

Important Details Regarding Christmas Eve,          December 24

  • Register between noon on December 17 and 10 am on December 24.
  • The service is at 8 pm. Attendees may begin arriving at 7:25 pm.
  • The service will be recorded, but will NOT be available until after December 27.

If you have any new, different (than an existing health condition) or worsening symptoms or signs listed below on Sunday morning, you must stay home.  Self-isolate and get tested or contact a health care provider.

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Trouble breathing
  • Decrease or loss of smell or taste
  • Nausea, vomiting or diarrhea
  • Very tired, sore muscles or joints

Please do not enter the church if you have a temperature, feel ill, are quarantined due to travel reasons or have been in contact with a COVID-19 positive individual within the past two weeks.

We ask that you take time to review the guidelines below about in-person worship as we work together to keep each other safe.  Taking the time to register allows us to plan ahead and keep each other safe – thank you!

Before You Come to Worship

  • Return to services only when you feel you are ready
  • Self-screen: Stay home if unwell
  • Register online or by phone

In order to maintain physical distancing in the church, we have a limited number of “seats” available for worship.  To reserve your seat, you will need to register online at myknox.ca.  If you do not have access to online registration, please call the church office at 416-293-4424 ext. 0.  Or perhaps you could ask a friend to help you out using their computer.  Registration will open on the MONDAY prior to the service AT 10 AM and will close on FRIDAY at 10 AM or when all the available seats are reserved, whichever comes first. 

If you are not feeling well on Sunday morning, or if you have been asked to quarantine by a  health care professional, it is very important that you do not come to worship.

When You Arrive

  • Wear a mask at all times.
  • ID and Proof of Vaccination showing 2 doses administered at least 14 days before the date of the service being attended will be required.
  • Sign in and Confirm screening.
  • Sanitize your hands at the screening station.

The church doors facing Midland Ave. will open at 9:25 am, and we ask that you arrive by 9:45 am.  Following the City of Toronto bylaw, masks or face coverings that cover your nose, mouth and chin must be worn in the church building at all times.  As you enter the church building, there will be two tables set up in the narthex for a health screening and to sign you in.  Please have your proof of double vaccination and Photo ID ready to present.

In the Sanctary

  • No food or drink.
  • Pick up a bulletin.
  • Keep physically distanced and follow ushers.
  • Stay in your seat.

As you enter the sanctuary, there will be bulletins for you to pick up.  We ask that you keep physically distanced by 2 metres.  Ushers will take you to your seat.  Please note that you may not be able to sit in your regular pew!

Once you are seated, we ask that you not walk around to visit with other congregation members.

Invitation to Worship

Leaving the Sanctuary

  • Ushers will direct you to the exit while you maintain physical distancing.
  • Offering plates will be located at the exits.
  • No socializing in the building.

Once the service is over, we ask that you continue to physically distance by 2 metres as you leave the sanctuary and not socialize in the building.  Offering plates and recycle bins for your bulletins will be set out near the exits.

Things will definitely look and feel different as we begin our journey toward full reopening, but by following the protocols recommended by our health care professionals, we are doing all we can to ensure that worship at Knox is a positive and safe experience for all.  

 

NOTE:  In line with guidelines set out by Toronto Public Health, every reasonable precaution has been and will continue to be taken by Knox United Church to protect your health and well-being.  However, there can be no guarantees of complete protection due to the higher risks of contracting viral infection through larger gatherings. 

 

PLEASE do not enter the church if you have a temperature, feel ill, are quarantined due to travel reasons, or have been in contact with a COVID-19 positive person within the last two weeks.

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