Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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General

Q. When will church be opening?

A. Church will be opening between August to September, subject to government advice.

Q. Will everybody be allowed back into church?

A. No. Based on social distancing rules we can only have up to 80 people at one time with some spaces will be reserved for visitors. 

Q. How will the church decide who should be included amongst the 80 people allowed per service?

Q. Will the church be providing us with masks, hand sanitisers, or gloves?

A. Hand sanitisers will be provided, however you will be expected to bring your own mask – gloves are optional. (If you are unable to obtain a mask, we have a limited number of masks available for your use.)

Q. Will the water dispenser in the Youth Hall be available?

A. Not at present. We therefore encourage you to bring your own water.

Q. Will I be able to sing at church?

Q. Can I greet others by shaking hands, embracing or cheek kissing?

Q. Can I socialise/mingle with others between services?

Q. How often will the church be updated on the guidelines?

A. Going forward, the church leadership team will endeavour to update the church fortnightly.


Divine Service & Sabbath School 

Q. How many services will we be having each Sabbath?

A. We hope to have two Divine Services each Sabbath.

Q. What time will Divine Service be held?

A. Divine Service will commence at 12:00pm. 

Q. Will Adult Sabbath School classes resume in-person?


Sabbath Lunch

Q. Can I use the kitchen facilities during Sabbath?

A.  No. The kitchen will be closed during services.

Q. Will the church be providing lunch?

Q. Can I bring my lunch and share with others?

Q. Can I bring snacks for my child?

A. Yes. However, you cannot share them with any other child unless they live in the same household.

Q. Will the water dispenser in the Youth Hall be available?

A. Not at present. We therefore encourage you to bring your own water.


Children & Youth Services

Q. Will there be a Children’s Church or Sabbath School?

Q. Will there be Youth or Teens’ Sabbath School?


Other Services

Q. Will we be able to have Communion? 

A. Yes, however it will take a different form. More details to follow.

Q. Will we be able to have baptisms?

A. At present no, but hope to resume this soon.

Q. Can we have a baby dedication?

A. Yes, this will be possible. 

Q. What about Wednesday midday and evening Prayer Meetings?


Community Activities

Q. Will the Tuesday Community Friendship Club start any time soon?

A. At present government guidelines recommend that these should be avoided.

Q. What about other social activities?

A. Not at present. We have to work out what will work in line with social distancing rules before we decide.

Q. What about the Community Kitchen and Foodbank?


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If you have any questions or suggestions about these FAQs, we would love to hear from you.