COVID – 19 Procedures For Use of Facility at 68 Biehn Drive, Kitchener.

GENERAL                                                                                          September 16, 2021

The following procedural outline as issued by Pioneer Park Christian Fellowship, owner / operator of 68 Biehn Drive, Kitchener, is intended to set a minimum standard of care during the Covid-19 pandemic environment. The document is based on the current recommendations of provincial, regional and municipal authorities, and is subject to change at their direction.

A sign at the door will state the following.

You are welcome here. Please ensure you: 

  • Have no COVID-19 symptoms (e.g. fever, cough, runny nose, sore throat, or shortness of breath) AND 
  • Have not travelled outside of Canada in the past 14 days AND 
  • Have not been in close contact with a confirmed or probable case of COVID-19 
  • Practice social distancing and keep a 2-meter (6 feet) space between yourself and others.
  • Wear a mask.
  • The following link is available to assess your symptoms:

The following recommendations from the Region of Waterloo will be followed at PPCF:

  • Frequent handwashing and/or use of hand sanitizer.
  • In addition to routine cleaning, clean and disinfect frequently touched objects (e.g. phones, doorknobs, light switches, toilet handles, counters, sound systems, hand rails, piano keys etc.) 
  • A container of disinfectant wipes will be kept in the sound system cupboard and the user must clean the unit thoroughly after each use.


  • Maximum capacity of 40 people in the sanctuary, plus 15 in the overflow area.
  • Masks must be worn. Age 2 and under are exempt.
  • Staggered entry and exit must be adhered to – keeping 2 meters apart at all times (do not hang up belongings)
  • Hand Sanitizer will be available but supervision of usage by young children is required.
  • All persons and or family groups must be seated 2 meters apart.
  • Instrumental music can resume, congregational singing/humming with masks on.  Choirs and performers can also be done by video.
  • Offering and Communion – no passing of the elements.
  • Attendance must be taken – for purpose of tracing if asked by Medical officer of health.
  • Only mics on stands are permitted.
  • Be mindful that the longer you are in an indoor space the more likely COVID will find a host.  Experts recommend one hour maximum of people in one space.

Weddings, Baptisms, and Funerals – check current Regional restrictions.

KITCHEN SPACE IS CLOSED – no food in the building

NURSERY SPACE is limited to two adults and 6 children. Children 3 years and older must wear a mask. PPCF will not provide toys.

LIBRARY SPACE is restricted to no more than 4 persons.

BASEMENT SPACE – The basement large room can be used for 10 (including staff), following all the above procedures. 

Children must wash hands before beginning, and after ending, all activities.