Frequently Asked Questions

Q. When will church be opening?

A. We are excited to be reopening the church from on the 22 May. If  the Government roadmap is followed and further restrictions are lifted by 21 June, all other church services will be resumed in person and opened to all members. Learn more about the reopening here.


Q. Will everybody be allowed back into church?


Q. What will you do with the details of those who register to attend worship in-person?


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.) You can bring your own mask or face covering into church, following guidance on use.


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

A. Not at present. We therefoNot at present. We therefore encourage you to bring your own water until after 21 June if the roadmap is followed and restrictions are lifted by Government.re 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. Are there any other restrictions in place about how many people can be in one room at a time?

A. Yes. Toilets are limited to two persons at a time. Please knock on the toilet door before entering. Also, meeting rooms can no longer be used for meetings until after 21 June if the roadmap is followed and restrictions are lifted by government.


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

A. A. Going forward, the church leadership team will endeavour to update the church monthly after each stage of the roadmap.

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

A. We hope to have one Family Worship Service each Sabbath

Q. What time will Divine Service be held?

A. Family Worship Service will commence at 11:15 pm. 

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

Q. Can I use the kitchen facilities during Sabbath?

A.  No. The kitchen will be closed during services until after 21 June if the roadmap is followed and restrictions are lifted by government.

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 until after 21 June if the roadmap is followed and restrictions are lifted by government

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

A. Not at present. We therefore encourage you to bring your own water until after 21 June if the roadmap is followed and restrictions are lifted by government.

Q. When the church is re-opened can I bring my toddler to church, in light of the new restrictions in place?


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


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

Q. Will we be able to have Communion? 

A. Yes, however it will take a different form. After 21 June if the roadmap is followed and all restrictions are lifted by government, we will be having in church Communion.

Q. Will we be able to have baptisms?

A. Yes, we will have our next baptisms on the 22 May and another on the 27 June.

Q. Can we have a baby dedication?

A. Yes, this will be possible after the 22 May when the church is opening. However, we will follow strict Covid guidelines. After the 21 June if the roadmap is followed and all restrictions are lifted by Government we will have them without restrictions.

Q. What about Wednesday midday and evening Prayer Meetings?

Q. Will the Community Friendship Club, Racquet Club & Cooking Classes restart any time soon?

A. At present government guidelines recommend that these should be avoided. After 21 June if the roadmap is followed and all restrictions are lifted by Government, we will be reconsidering these guidelines.

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. After 21 June if the roadmap is followed and all restrictions are lifted by Government, we will be reconsidering these guidelines.

Q. What about the Community Kitchen and Foodbank?

Send us your questions/comments

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

Welcome Back!
CHURCH IS REOPENING

We’re excited to be worshipping together again in person and look forward to welcoming you back home as restrictions ease.