"Pandemic management raises many concerns. We in the church need to provide leadership now, prior to a major event hitting Canada. We have heard the admonition to wash hands, wash hands and wash them again." "Every bishop in Canada should issue forthwith a pastoral letter ceasing hand shaking during the passing of the peace and ceasing the practice of intinction. Your health, my health is precious. Two simple changes will assist to keep us healthy".
See also letter "Pass the cup and the germs" written by Linda Wilkins Parker, re Common cup and risk of infection.