Church of England Diocese of Manchester The Good Shepherd, Ashton-under-Lyne


9 Sep 2020, 5 p.m.


Initially, 4 of our churches will be opening for either Holy Communion or Morning Prayer on Sunday mornings, and 1 church will open for Evening Prayer on Thursdays.

Adhering to Government Guidance, strict social distancing measures will be in place, which mean that every person or household group must be 2 metres from the next person or household group.

Following risk assessments carried out in all our churches there will be restrictions on numbers attending. Hand sanitisers and one-way systems will be in place to ensure that all movements into and out of churches and during worship are safe.

We will not be allowed to sing during services and any responses must be given quietly.

Liturgy will be on disposable sheets which can be taken home or disposed of after the service.

There will not be any refreshments after the services.

Please note that those who are clinically vulnerable/shielding, or who have symptoms of a continuous cough or a high temperature or loss of or change to sense of smell or taste, should not attend church.

A welcomer will greet people coming into church and help you to comply with these guidelines.

Sunday Morning Services

St. Gabriel's 9.30am

St James' 9.30am

St. Michael's 11.00am

St. Peter's 11.00am

Evening Prayer Services

Holy Trinity 4.00pm Thursdays - This will be a Eucharist Service on the 1st Sunday of each month.

If you need any further information, please contact a warden or member of clergy.