COVID-19 safety & communications

As communication from health authorities continues to unfold regarding COVID-19, it is important to share relevant information with local church leaders as soon as possible. 

Current communications from Uniting Church leadership:

All you need to know: answers to your frequently asked questions

Before opening your doors to worship services, prayer groups and other meetings by other users, it is vital to consider not only all of the necessary physical requirements, but more importantly the ministry and mission implications. There are a number of additional factors which every church council should also consider including physical distance requirements, cleaning time and cleaning between events, and pastoral care. It is a government requirement that a comprehensive COVID-19 Safety Plan is developed before any gatherings take place, as well as keeping records of all people in attendance in case contact tracing is required.

Covid-19 information from Tasmanian Government departments: 

Previous Covid-19 communication from Presbytery, Synod and Assembly leadership:

There also are many resources for UCA congregations in ‘non-contact’ times including online worship options