COVID-19 Updates
updated 18/02/2022

'In-person' services are currently taking place, at both 10.30am and 6.30pm each Sunday, with all the necessary mitigations in place.  It is no longer necessary to advance book for services. 

 

Please be assured, that should you not be ready to return at this stage, our Morning Service (10:30am) will be streamed online, via our YouTube Channel

For those planning to attend, we ask that you read our guidelines below.

People with Masks
Guidelines for those attending meetings in the Church Building:
  1. In order to protect one another please do not attend church if you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 and have not yet received a negative result, or you are required to isolate inlibe with PHA guidance.

  2. You will be invited to enter the building through the main doors.

  3. In-line with health advice, we ask that face coverings should be worn at the following times:

    • When entering & exiting the building

    • When moving about

    • When singing

  4. The church wardens and/or welcome team will be at the entrance to assist you with any information or assistance you need. 

  5. Everyone will be asked to hand sanitise on entrance and keep social distance all times, especially at entrances and exits. Many pews will be blocked for this purpose.

  6. The lift will be in operation for those who need it, but we ask that users allow the wardens to operate the lift externally.

  7. Households do not need to social distance and we ask that they sit together at all times.

  8. Attendees should avoid touching surfaces apart from where they are sitting.

  9. Tissues will be provided if needed but please try to remember to bring your own. All tissues should be kept and discarded at home.

  10. Stewards will guide you to an appropriate seat, with seating being filled from the front to back (unless someone needs to sit near exits for health reasons). 

  11. If you experience symptoms of COVID-19 during a service, you should inform a church warden or staff member immediately.

  12. The offering will be taken in the usual fashion (i.e. retiring collection)

  13. Toilets will be open. However, if you need to use the bathroom facilities, please ensure to wipe down hard surfaces with the cleaning products provided.  

  14. Guided by our wardens, you will be instructed when to leave the building in a safe manner. 

Thank you for your co-operation.