COVID-19 Update - First Baptist Church Waterloo - Come Grow With Us!

COVID-19 Update

LAST UPDATED: March 1, 2022 8:30PM EST

Reopening Update

As of March 1, 2022, Ontario has moved into the "Roadmap Exit Step" of the provincial reopening plan. We are taking a gradual approach towards reopening over the weeks ahead. The below changes are in place effective immediately.

Capacity Limits

  • All capacity limits have been lifted.


  • Registration is no longer required to attend in-person events and services.


  • Active screening is no longer required for staff or volunteers.
  • Passive screening is still required.
    • If you feel unwell, we ask that you please stay home — even if you think it's just a cold.

Social Distancing

  • Social distancing is no longer required.
    • Please be considerate of those who may not yet be comfortable with close-up interactions.
    • We encourage you to please ask permission before sitting directly next to someone.
  • We will continue to use alternating pews for Sunday AM & PM services for the time being.

Masks / Face Coverings

  • Masks are no longer required to be worn while inside the church building.

Weekly Giving / Offerings

  • We will not be passing offering plates during our Sunday morning service at this time.
  • In-person offerings can be placed into the mail slot outside of the church office in the foyer.
  • Offerings can also be given through e-transfer to our address, or by mailing a cheque to the church at 306 Erb St W, Waterloo, ON N2L 1W3.
  • For full details, please visit the Give page.