ST JOHN'S RESPONSE TO COVID-19 

Latest Service Times Update:

Sunday

9.30am - Zest - From 11 April Zest returns in person, in church.

11.00am - Service of the Word followed by optional Holy Communion - Any overflow will be directed to the Parish Room where a speaker system is in place to partake in the service.

Wednesday 9.30am - Holy Communion - From 14 April Midweek Communion returns in person, in church.

Private Prayer - The church will remain open after the Sunday and Wednesday services for private prayer until 4pm.

Social distancing and hygiene measures should be maintained at all times, including the wearing of a mask unless exempt.

Statement concerning church opening and closure during Covid-19 pandemic - Jan 2021

Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, St John's parish church has sought to consistently review and update how we meet for public worship and private prayer.  At times, this has involved the closure of the church building, with suspension of services, or the opening for private prayer only.  

 

The current situation is being reviewed regularly in line with government requirements.  

 

These decisions have been made following careful review of risk assessments and procedures for safe entry, exit, track and trace, distancing and hygiene within the church building, and in light of the spiritual life of those who attend.  These assessments will be kept under constant review over the coming weeks and months.
 

During this time we will produce an alternative, online version of the weekly Parish Notes.

 

 

For more the latest information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) please visit 
www.nhs.ukcoronavirus-covid-19/ and www.gov.uk/coronavirus

For the latest information from the Church of England, please visit 

www.churchofengland.org/coronavirus

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St John the Divine, Menston Parish Church,
Burley Lane, Ilkley LS29 6EU
Registered Charity Number 11236532