Tag Social Distancing
On Saturday, November 21, Assembly Mennonite Church pastors Anna Yoder Schlabach and Lora Nafziger, along with the Worship and Christian Formation committees, organized an outdoor Tabernacle experience for church youth and their families. The event took place in the meetinghouse parking lot and included self-led, physically distanced activities such as a life-sized model of the Tabernacle, tours from the High Priest, and Exodus-related crafts. The same afternoon a physically distanced and masked choir met in the parking lot to record hymns for virtual worship the next day. The event capped a 6-week Exodus Bible study.
News release: Everence® is not letting social distancing deter plans to commemorate the organization’s 75th anniversary. Instead of an in-person gathering, the faith-based financial services company will celebrate virtually, with a videocast scheduled for Sunday, July 19, 2020, at 3 p.m. (EDT).
I submitted two photos. The first is of the chapel at Canadian Mennonite University in Winnipeg, Manitoba taken Wednesday, March 18, 2020. It was an afternoon where faculty and staff were to gather to say farewell to a staff member. COVID-19 was already the top news story and elementary schools in other provinces were closing down. Tables were brought into the chapel with chairs placed at the ends to ensure physical distancing was observed. By the end of the day on Friday March 20 staff and faculty were instructed to work from home and students would switch to online learning. The second photo was the physical distancing approach Folio Café at Canadian Mennonite University used before the school was closed due to COVID-19.