Limited Reopening for In-Person Shabbat Services
BEGINNING JULY 3, 2021
Throughout the past several months, many of us have missed being together for Shabbat services. Although we have gathered on Zoom each week, many of us still crave the personal and spiritual connection of coming together to pray in our sanctuary.
We are pleased to now offer the opportunity for congregants to return to the sanctuary for services. We have invested significant amounts of time and thought into preparing to do this in the safest way possible. To this end, we have developed comprehensive health and safety protocols that are in line with all BCCDC, WorkSafeBC, and BC public health restrictions and guidelines. Please click this link to view the detailed protocols:
Some key features of these protocols include:
- Pre-registration for all services
- Limits on the number of congregants to ensure physical distancing
- Abbreviating the service to reduce the time spent together
- The use of masks
- Ensuring that congregants who feel unwell stay home
- Regular cleaning and disinfection of high touch surfaces
- Frequent use of hand washing and hand sanitizers
- Increasing air circulation in the sanctuary
We look forward to seeing you in person. To join us for services, you will be required to pre-register on Sign-Up Genius at the link below. To register, you must click the “Sign Up” button for each of the services you plan to attend and then click the “Submit and Sign Up” button at the bottom of the page to register for your selections. You will then be taken to the registration page.Submit and Sign Up
For those who prefer to continue attending services via Zoom, we understand and support this choice and we are committed to providing the option of attending via Zoom for the foreseeable future. Please visit our website for the Zoom link to join us.
We look forward to seeing many of you in shul again soon!
-Rabbi Tendler and the Ritual Committee