Safeguarding Policy

St.Alban’s has a safeguarding policy. Concerns about safeguarding should be raised with Mrs.L.Lewis, Tel 01709 544618.

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On 23rd June the Government announced that church services could recommence on 4th July. Numbers would be restricted, and social distancing must be maintained.

No definite decisions have yet been made on the implementation of this at St.Albans.

Christenings and Weddings

These are covered by the above advice.

Funerals

From 15th June funerals will be permitted in church, but with only a maximum of 10 mourners present. Social distancing rules will have to be obeyed in church – signs will indicate how this is to be done. Funerals at the graveside or the crematorium are still possible, with similar restrictions applying.

Families who have been unable to hold a funeral during the lockdown may like to consider holding a Memorial/Thanksgiving service once the current restrictions are over.

 

Private prayer in church

From 15th June churches will be permitted to open for private prayer. At St.Alban’s, the church will be open from 10-12 a.m. on Wednesdays, and 2-4 p.m. on Sundays. To maintain distancing, there will be a one-way system around the aisles, and marked seats where those visiting may sit.

 

St.Albans material for home viewing and use

Rector’s letters, links to YouTube services we have produced, and other material can be found here.

 

Streamed services from other churches

Many churches across the country are live streaming services and other meetings during this time. See here for further information.

 

If you have any questions about the position at St.Alban’s, please submit using the form below, and we will respond as soon as we can.

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Advice from the Diocese of Sheffield on the Covid-19 pandemic can be found here.

Advice from the Church of England centrally can be found here.

 

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Regular services

Our normal services are listed below, but these are not taking place at present owing to Covid-19. Some services are now permitted under special arrangements – see page Covid-19 and St.Albans. See page YouTube services and download files for opportunities for online participation.

Sundays
8.15: Holy Communion
10:30: Family Worship, communion twice a month
6:00: Evening Service, communion twice a month

Thursday
10.00: Holy Communion

Future Events

All regular services and special events at St.Alban’s have been suspended until further notice. Resumption will be announced when this is possible.