Latest news - building opening

Following the changing of restrictions again in this second lockdown, as we continue to live with the Covid-19 virus, we are again unable to open the church building for worship services on Sundays, but can for open for Private Prayer on Fridays following strict guidelines. See the tabs below for more information, apart from the one for Sundays at 9.15am & 11am, or click on the buttons below for this week’s resources.
Our church is open for personal prayer on Fridays between 10am and 12 noon. This is an opportunity for anyone to spend time in personal prayer and reflection, in the peace and quiet of the church.
Please remember face masks are required unless you are exempt and track and trace information will be taken.
This is normally a monthly opportunity through craft and other activity, celebration, and a shared meal to discover more about the Christian faith as we worship God together.
In these unusual times, Messy Church is available each week by clicking on the link in the menu at the top of the website. We look forward to the time when we can meet together again.
We are aware that not everyone is able to either come to church or access online worship. Therefore, all our services, sermons and songs can be posted to you. Please contact the vicar for more details.
For those who cannot come to church but have internet access, the same materials are available here on our website.
We are now able to hold shorter services in church at these times. At the 1st, 3rd and 5th Sundays there will be Holy Communion at each service. On the 2nd and 4th Sundays, the service is less formal.
Due to the current Covid 19 restrictions, seats must be reserved and this can be done by phoning our telephone booking line: 07598 967 235 on the Thursday before between 11am and 1pm. Please ensure that you speak to the person on duty, please do not leave a message.
Please remember face coverings are a legal requirement and social distancing is essential. Track and trace information will be taken.

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