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Welcome to St. Guthlac's Church.
CHURCH IS CHANGING BACK
Important Update: Changes to Coronavirus arrangements
Our Worship Committee met recently, on behalf of the PCC, to discuss what precautions we should discontinue or keep at St Guthlac’s. We agreed firstly, that when we come to church we should continue to have the highest regard for the safety and wellbeing of other people as well as our own comfort.
We have also agreed that we should gradually increase the number of chairs in the church, and that from Easter we will resume having refreshments after the service. The choir will once again be able to process to their places, we will place a collection plate at the back of the church and we will stop recording those present at each service. For the moment we do not feel it is the right time to resume offering the wine to the congregation as part of our Communion services. The priest officiating at Communion will continue to sanitise their hands and wear a mask as now.
Other matters are very much down to each person’s own conscience, but can I please ask you, when you come to church:
Thank you for your understanding and co-operation with these precautions and changes – this way we can remain both safe and welcoming!
Please see the latest Newsletter for more details.
Forthcoming 10:30 am Services March/April
27th March - All Age Mothering Sunday
3rd April - Eucharist
10th April Palm Sunday - All Age Worship
17th April Easter Day - Eucharist
24th April - Morning Prayer & Church Club
Eucharist every Thursday at 9:30 am
If you have an immediate concern about the welfare of a child, young person or vulnerable adult, please do not delay in contacting our Parish Safeguarding Co-ordinator: Anne Hunt. email: email@example.com or our Benefice Vicar, Revd Adrian Jones. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Diocesan Safeguarding Officer is Rachael Spiers; 0116 2616341 email: email@example.com