Manitoba

United Church expects ministers to be vaxxed

As the minister of a Winnipeg church that requires proof of vaccination to attend, Caryn Douglas makes no secret about the fact she’s immunized against COVID-19. That’s why Douglas thinks her denomination didn’t go far enough when it issued a memo expecting all clergy to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have a medical exemption.
A syringe is prepared with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a clinic in this September file photo. (Matt Rourke/The Associated Press)

As the minister of a Winnipeg church that requires proof of vaccination to attend, Caryn Douglas makes no secret about the fact she's immunized against COVID-19.

"I'm vaccinated, and I'm not afraid of telling people that," says the minister at the United Church in Meadowood.

That's why Douglas thinks her denomination didn't go far enough when it issued a memo expecting all clergy to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have a medical exemption.

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