FacetoFace United Conference 2020

Date: Saturday, November 14, 2020.
Saturday: 10:30am - 8:30pm.
Registration: Nov 14, 2020 at 10:15am.

Youth Conference (Grades 9-12), with adults welcome.
Limit of 125 participants.
Registrations priority goes to youth, and adults accompanying youth.
Sessions have Youth and Adults together.

Hosted at Cathedral of the Holy Family
123 Nelson Road, Saskatoon, SK
Breakout Sessions are hosted at 5 different parishes around Saskatoon.
Participants are to provide their own transportation to and from breakout sessions.

Unique set up and schedule in 2020. 
10:30 - 12:00 - Session/Worship (Everyone together - 150 people max)
2:00 - 4:30 - Breakout Sessions (5 different locations - 30 person gatherings)
6:30 - 8:30 - Session/Worship including Eucharistic Adoration (Everyone together - 150 people max)
             Participants are to provide their own meals off site.

Cost: $45/participant.
Youth and Adults are both considered participants.

Unique set up and schedule in 2020. 
10:30 - 12:00 - Session/Worship Service (Everyone together - 150 people max)
2:00 - 4:30 - Breakout Sessions (5 different locations - 30 person gatherings)
6:30 - 8:30 - Session/Worship Service -  including Eucharistic Adoration (Everyone together - 150 people max)

FacetoFace Ministries is following the proper protocols set out by the health authorities in Saskatchewan.

The particular ones that pertain to the 2 sessions/worship services of the conference are:

  • "Effective Friday, November 6, all people in Saskatoon, Regina and Prince Albert are required to wear non-medical masks in indoor public spaces to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission." All participants must wear a mask when inside at all three United sessions/worship services.
  • "The total number of people participating in the services cannot exceed 30 per cent of seating capacity or 150 people, whichever is less." - The Conference will have maximum of 150 people together.
  • "To help ensure safety, individuals must be separated by two metres, unless they are part of the same extended household group." - Participants are to social distance (6 feet) from anyone not in their family or extended household.
  • "However, these [worship] guidelines do not apply to receptions." "Food and beverage service must be suspended at this time." - Participants need purchase their own meals off site as we cannot have that many people together besides for the worship services/sessions.
  • "Where physical distancing is not possible, participants will be required to mitigate the risk by wearing personal protective equipment and increased hand hygiene." - Participants will sanitize their hands regularly. If participants need to be closer than 6 feet for any reason then masks are expected to be worn.
  • "Although not recommended, when singing, participants must wear masks." - Participants need to wear a mask when singing.
  • "Attendees, employees and volunteers are required to stay home if sick or symptomatic." - If someone is feeling ill, please stay home.

For more information about guidelines for worship services: 
https://www.saskatchewan.ca/government/health-care-administration-and-provider-resources/treatment-procedures-and-guidelines/emerging-public-health-issues/2019-novel-coronavirus/re-open-saskatchewan-plan/guidelines/places-of-worship-guidelines

 

The particular ones that pertain to the Breakout Sessions of the conference are:

  • "Gathering size per banquet/conference room must comply with the public gathering restrictions as per the current public health order." - Each of the 5 Breakout Sessions will have a maximum of 30 people at each location.

For more information: https://www.saskatchewan.ca/government/health-care-administration-and-provider-resources/treatment-procedures-and-guidelines/emerging-public-health-issues/2019-novel-coronavirus/re-open-saskatchewan-plan/guidelines/banquet-and-conference-facilities-guidelines#general-guidance