Now that government restrictions have been lifted, it is no longer necessary to pre-book to attend services at St Mary’s.
We want you to continue to feel safe so we are keeping some measures in place for everyone’s benefit.
We will request Track and Trace details when you arrive (QR code or these contact cards)
and we encourage you to wear a face covering whilst in the church building, particularly when singing.
For communion we are following the practice of intinction
- dipping the consecrated wafer into the wine before consumption by the communicant.
Hand sanitiser will be available and we will ensure that anyone wishing to maintain social distancing will be able to do so.
We aim to livestream one service each Sunday on YouTube and one sermon each Sunday will continue to be recorded and available of this website here
Evening Prayer on Tuesday evening will be on Zoom during the winter months.
We are feeling our way in this and will gradually remove other restrictions in due course as we feel safe to do so.
Please also see our Church at Home page
for ways in which you can worship if you can't get to church.
Other information about Covid-19
See the latest news about Coronavirus on the BBC News page here
See also the NHS page on Coronavirus: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
Further advice on the CofE web page: www.churchofengland.org/more/media-centre/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-parishes
For latest news in Essex go to https://www.essex.gov.uk/news/coronavirus