Due to the risk posed by new COVID-19 variant Omicron, St. Matthew's has taken the decision not to hold in-person services as of December 20, 2021..

Live streaming of services

The Sunday 10:30 AM service is live streamed on Youtube.

Please join us for worship in real time, or watch later when convenient for you!

Access to church building is limited at this time

Employees and volunteers can enter the church building only for the following reasons:

  • checking the property twice a week
  • doing necessary repairs and regular cleaning
  • attending to donations, mail, deliveries
  • practising on organs
  • rehearsing singers for the next service
  • recording online services
  • preparing the worship space for online services

Providing proof of vaccination when visiting the church

Please screen yourself for COVID-19 symptoms before coming to the church. Please do not come to church if you have any symptoms.

If you are entering the church building you must show government ID and proof you have received two does of vaccine against COVID-19, and that at least 14 days have passed since your second dose.

The only exceptions are:

  • you have a written medical exemption
  • you are under 12 years of age

In order to meet these requirements, if you are coming to St. Matthew's, please ensure you have your proof of vaccination and valid ID with you. Please come during regular office hours, Monday to Thursday, 9:00 AM to noon. When you enter the building please first visit the Church office on the lower level to show your ID and proof of vaccination.

The requirements to mask and provide contact information remain in place for everyone entering the church building.

We thank you for your cooperation.

Further information

Stay informed of developments through parish emails, our eblast email list as well as visiting our regularly updated website. Visit this page regularly.

If you have any questions about worship or vaccine requirements, please contact the church office at 613-234-4024 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Last updated: January 11, 2022

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217 First Avenue Ottawa,
ON K1S 2G5
Office: 613-234-4024

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