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[SOP] Advisory for Churches And Church Offices During MCO 3.0

Description: Duration : Nationwide (12 May to 7 June 2021)

May 12, 2021

Dear Pastors/Elders/Church Leaders 


Advisory for Churches and Church Offices During MCO except for Sabah, Sarawak and Labuan.


Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ!


NECF is pleased to highlight the revised SOPs issued by the National Security Council (NSC):


a) Churches are allowed to conduct services subject to guidance issued by the National Unity Ministry as below:

i) Attendance at Church Services: Capacity for less than 1,000 persons - maximum of 20   persons allowed.

   For those above 1,000 persons -  maximum of 50 persons allowed.

ii) Service time periods: 6am-2pm; and 4pm-10pm

iii) Sanitization works are to be carried out 30 minutes before and after each service.

iv) Other important aspects:

Practise the SOP prescribed, namely personal hygiene, the wearing of face masks and ensure physical distancing to curb the spread of Covid-19 virus


b)  For Church Office operations, a capacity of 30 % of the Management Group is allowed and the total number of operational and support staff involved will be determined by the Employer or Management.


For more details, please download the SOPs issued by the NSC and the National Unity Ministry as below: 


a) General SOP for MCO  - click here;

b) SOP on Opening of Non-Muslim Houses of Worship in the MCO period ( updated 25 May 2021 )  - click here 


Please uphold the nation in prayer during this critical period. 


Stay safe and stay vigil.


Pr Samuel Ang 



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