Church opening news:
Our Church is on Sunday’s for Worship:
9.30am—St Barnabas Church
4.30pm Coffee & Chat on Zoom
Before you arrive:
¨ There will be no refreshments, so please feel free to bring your own drink.
¨ You may want to bring a Bible with you
¨ If you have young children who need occupying, you will need to bring their own toys – play areas are out of action for the moment.
¨ Government advice is that you are to wear face coverings in Church (unless exempt or leading Worship)
¨ If you have symptoms of coronavirus (high temperature, a new persistent cough, loss of or change to your sense of smell), please stay at home, book a test with the NHS.
As you come in:
¨ Please observe social distancing.
¨ You may need to wait for others to move through the entrance area.
¨ The doors will be open – please avoid touching them if possible.
¨ Hand sanitiser will be provided. Please use or wash hands with soap and water for 20+ seconds.
¨ If you bring a coat / bags—you will need to keep it with you.
¨ Service sheets will be placed on seats before you arrive
¨ To assist with NHS Test and Trace, we will be keeping a record of attendees, which is kept for 3 weeks only.
¨ You may be asked how many people are in your household or social bubble will be joining us, so that we can direct you to appropriate seating.
¨ There will be an offering plate for you to place your donations/envelopes on, but please consider using online/bank giving.
¨ Sadly, there is no singing allowed at the moment, but in most cases there will be some music to listen to and reflect on.
¨ There will be no physical contact when we share ‘the peace’ together.
¨ Please sanitise your hands before and after taking communion – sanitiser will be available at appropriate places around the building. The congregation will only take the bread, which will be administered without words to reduce the risk of virus transmission.
¨ Holy Communion will be brought to you in your seat.
As you leave
¨ Leave Service Sheet on your seat
¨ Please take home your Newssheet
¨ Use the hand sanitiser
Staying in touch
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We take our responsibilities to the vulnerable very seriously. St Barnabas Church signs up to the Peterborough Diocese Safeguarding policies. These can be viewed on the Diocesan Website https://www.peterborough-diocese.org.uk/code-of-practice/code-of-practice-for-childrens-and-youth-workers
Revd Michelle Cotton - 01933 222634
Safeguarding Officer - Natalie Howes - 07841 843532
Diocesan Safeguarding Officer - 01733 887040
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