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The government announced this week that services can resume in church buildings after 5 July. At the time of sending this newsletter, we are still waiting for detailed guidance on this and the safety and cleaning requirements are likely to be quite extensive. More information will come round once we have full guidance and are clearer about what is practical and possible in our parish. A statement from the House of Bishops can be found here:...
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Arrangements for opening church buildings for private prayer
We have taken careful account of the guidelines - about cleaning and sanitising, welcoming visitors carefully and having the buildings staffed while they are open, by people below the age of 70. This is not as simple as just unlocking the doors!
The decision was taken to do the following for now – this will change as we see how things work and as the Covid situation changes:
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Updated 26 May 2020
This includes information about Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals
In summary, these are the guidelines we must all now follow:
1. Our church buildings are closed for public worship and for private prayer.
2. Emergency baptisms can take place in hospital or at home, though subject to strict hygienic precautions and physical distancing as far as possible.
3. There can be no weddings in church buildings until further notice.
4. Funerals can only happen at the Crematorium or at the graveside. Only immediate family members can attend (if the crematorium...