Coronavirus guidance from the Church of England

In light of the Government guidance, the Church of England has said that all churches are to close to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. Read the statement in full here. You can find a live stream service or event to watch from home here.

Church of England Diocese of Leicester East Goscote

East Goscote: St Hilda

The Church of England in East Goscote - St Hilda's, East Goscote

Coronavirus situation

Following National Advice

ALL PUBLIC WORSHIP IS SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE BUT THE CHURCH IS STILL HERE FOR YOU

• Church is open on Sunday 9.00am-12noon for private prayer.

Our church is open for private prayer and reflection. There are prayer resources, candles to light and peace and calm.

PLEASE FOLLOW STRICT SPATIAL DISTANCING ADVICE.

• You can contact the vicar on 0116 348 6896 or email [email protected] for pastoral care, prayer or practical support.

• We are not able to visit the housebound or vulnerable groups but we can speak with you on the phone.

• The Clergy and ministers are praying daily for each of you. You can join us in prayer using the resources in church or on our website.

Safeguarding

The parish of East Goscote is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer(s), PSOs. The Diocese of Leicester’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.

If you have a safeguarding concern, then please contact our Parish Safeguarding Officer. You can do this by sending an email to [email protected], which will be forwarded to the Parish Safeguarding Officer; or you can contact the Vicar.

Rev Tim Day - email [email protected] / phone 0116 348 6896

If you wish to speak to the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor, or to someone outside the church, their contact details are available on the Safeguarding page of the Diocese of Leicester website.

If you have concerns about the immediate safety of someone please do not delay in calling the Police on 999 or contacting Children or Adult Services at the local authority:

Leicestershire County – Children’s Services - Office hours 0116 305 0005 / Out of hours 0116 305 0005

Leicestershire County – Adult Services - Office hours 0116 305 0004 / Out of hours 0116 255 1606

Get in touch

Rev'd Tim Day, Vicar

Thurmaston Vicarage 828 Melton Road Thurmaston Leicester LE4 8BE

Our website

Church open for private prayer

Every Sunday at 9 a.m. for 3hr

St Hilda's Church
Ling Dale (off Long Furrow)
East Goscote
Leicester

Our church is open for private prayer and reflection. There are prayer resources, candles to light and peace and calm.
PLEASE FOLLOW STRICT SPATIAL DISTANCING ADVICE.

Prayers Event held in a Church