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To keep you and others safe when visiting St Mary's, please :
- comply with "Test & Trace" requirements. Use the NHS app on your phone to check in using the QR code in the porch. If you do not have a mobile phone with the app, please complete a paper form on entry and post it in the box provided.
- use the sanitiser provided on entry and before you leave.
- wear a face mask or other face covering inside the church.
- observe social distancing in the church and in the churchyard.
- sit in one of the pews that have not been taped off.
- please do not visit if have symptoms of Covid19 or have been in contact with someone who has.
Please, stay safe and keep well!
With every blessing.
Revd Trevor, the Churchwardens & the PCC
We continue to explore ways of supporting worship from home, during these challenging times,
including filmed services. You can watch all filmed services again, by clicking here
The Church of England Covid-19 webpage has the most current advice. There are links here to more detailed information and prayers for use during this time.
Bishop Paul’s video messages on the coronavirus pandemic.
The Church of England Online - links to recent video services and other resources including:
- Today's prayer from the Church of England
- A service of daily prayer - listen to Prayer during the Day and Night Prayer, each day
- The Time to Pray App - Services of Daily Prayer, Psalms and readings from Common Worship
- Coronavirus Liturgy - Special prayers, intercessions and liturgy for COVID-19
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has launched a free national phone line as a simple new way to bring worship and prayer into people’s homes while church buildings are closed because of the coronavirus.
Daily Hope, offers music, prayers and reflections as well as full worship services from the Church of England at the end of a telephone line.
The line – which is available 24 hours a day on 0800 804 8044 – has been set up particularly with those unable to join online church services during the period of restrictions in mind.
The Community at Taizé is live streaming their Evening Prayer on Facebook at 7.30 each evening (20.30 CET). The Taizé Community is made up of over a hundred brothers, both Catholics and from various Protestant backgrounds, coming from around thirty countries.