Church Opening Times

From 26 July until further notice:

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The following safety measures (amongst others) will be in place:

  • A 10am service on Sundays only
  • Social distancing of 2 metres between individuals, families and bubbles
  • A limited number of people at any one service
  • Face masks must be worn
  • Hand sanitisers will be available, and are to be used on arrival and departure
  • Congregation details will be retained for 21 days for Track and Trace purposes
  • Donations by card, contactless or chip and pin can be made after the service
  • The organ will be played, but there will be no singing
  • The toilet will be available
  • No church bibles may be used – please bring your own if you wish to use one
  • Service sheets will be supplied, and should be retained for subsequent weeks if possible
  • To manage numbers, please book by a space by 5pm on the Saturday before the service
  • Click here to email and book, or call Katie on 01234 241721

The weekly prayer opening times and measures are:

  • The church will open for three hours on Wednesday weekly, from 12.00 midday to 3.00pm
  • A duty warden or equivalent will be present for the whole three hours, on a rota basis
  • A one way system will be in place with entry via the North porch and exit via the South doors
  • 2 metre self distancing will be in operation
  • All visitors for prayer will be asked to use hand sanitiser upon arrival and at departure
  • The one way system will direct people up the centre aisle towards the Chancel and then down the South aisle and then left to the exit
  • Selected pews will be available on either side of the centre aisle
  • Bibles, books and soft furnishings have been removed from the pews available for prayer
  • Access to the chancel will not be permitted
  • The use of votive candles and the stand is not permitted
  • There is no access to the choir vestry and toilet
  • Access is for private prayer and will be restricted to single people or groups of no more than two people. Visitors who wish to enter the church for sight seeing will not be allowed access. A total of 16 people will be allowed into the church at any one time
  • Weather permitting the North internal doors and the South doors will be left open so that they do not have to be touched by anyone other than the duty warden
  • Once a pew has been vacated the hard surfaces will be sanitised