Church of England Diocese of Sheffield Hatfield

St Lawrence Church Hatfield Covid 19

1 Oct 2020, 1 a.m.

We are so pleased to report that St Lawrence is now open for Private Prayer on Wednesdays from 2.00 - 3.00 (unless we have a school or funeral service - please check the ACNY calendar) and for Sunday Communion at 10.00 (except for the first Sunday of the month when it is at 18.30.) plus a Mid Month Wednesday Communion (please see the calendar. 

As you enter the church by the large West Door (Brides' Door) which faces the road please wear a face covering.  You will be asked to give your name and a contact number for the "track and trace" system and we also have the NHS app.  We are observing  2 metre social distancing and regular hand sanitising.   Further details of how services and private prayer will be conducted in a "Covid Safe" way can obtained by emailing [email protected]  For Communion we are operating a booking system so please book your place by using the email address above or by ringing 01302 459110. 

Sadly our church is not able yet to  operate to full capacity and all our groups and events are cancelled because of the continuing Covid 19 crisis.  

Funerals -  you can now book a funeral service in church with a maximum of 30 able to  attend including church staff (3).  Ministers from the church are also available to conduct a short or full service at the graveside or crematorium so please ask your funeral director to contact us on 01302 459110. 

Weddings - we are now open for wedding bookings again currently with 15 max in attendance including church staff. 

Baptisms -  we have a long waiting list for baptisms and while bookings are still open, except in an emergence situation these services will now be held in 2021 unless you are happy to have 6 people only. 

We are available for you to talk with you, to provide support and pastoral care, or to pray for you or with you. As a church we are providing newsletters, a monthly magazine and sending lots of emails with  reflections, prayers, bible reading…..To join our email list contact [email protected]

Our children's work continues to be done virtually so please see our Hatfield St Lawrence Facebook Page for information about how to join in with that.  They are some fun activities for children and families posted there. 

We also hold Morning Prayer and Night prayer online services and you can join with these on our Hatfield St Lawrence Facebook Page. Please see the entries for these services for more details.

Please keep checking this page for information about when St Lawrence is reopening further and we hope to  see you in person before too long!