Coronavirus

Coronavirus Arrangements

We wish to keep you as safe as possible when you visit St Michaels church, and will be adhering to the Government and Church of England Coronavirus guidelines in all our church services and events:-

· You will need to use hand sanitiser as you enter church

· You are no longer required to wear a face mask at all services, but you may if you wish!

· Please sit sensibly within church- ie space out as much as possible

· During Holy Communion we will only distribute bread

Open Church

The church continues to be open every day, 10am to 4pm, for individual private prayer. We pray you will find peace and God’s love there when you visit.

Please contact Revd Anthony Dickson directly for details about Funerals and Weddings

Church at Home

In order to continue to worship together and feel connected with others during this time you can live-stream services from other churches, and you can find details of these on https://www.churchofengland.org/

The Church of England also broadcast a live service at 9 am on Sundays which is also recorded so can be viewed later (same web address)

And there are services broadcast on the radio:

BBC Radio Somerset (8 am every Sunday)

BBC Radio 4 (08.10 am every Sunday)

Wells Cathedral produce a series of reflections and sermons recorded by the clerics of the Cathedral on their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/watch/108282509251208/602425850344812

You may also wish to hold your own “mini-service” at home, and there is liturgy on the Church of England website for this purpose, along with prayers for you to say, and you can upload The Church of England Daily Prayer App from your app store

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has launched a free national phoneline as a simple new way to bring worship and prayer into people’s homes. Daily Hope, offers music, prayers and reflections as well as full worship services from the Church of England at the end of a telephone line. The line – which is available 24 hours a day- tel- 0800 804 8044.