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 Barwell

St Mary

This is a church that is about 800 years old. The first rector was appointed in 1209. It is a grade 1 listed building. It is the Parish church of the benefice. It contains some fine stained glass, some first rate carved choir stalls and pulpit.The carving was undertaken by parishioners at the beginning of the 20th Century as part of a night-school class. We are a very welcoming congregation. Do come and give us an opportunity to welcome you into our fellowship.

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Revd. Philip Watson

The Rectory 14 Church Lane Barwell Leicester LE9 8DG

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Good Friday Watch Service

10 Apr 2020, midnight for 20m

Stapleton: St Martin
Church Lane
United Kingdom

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The Archbishops of Canterbury and York are calling for Church of England churches to put public worship on hold and become a “different sort of church” in the coming months to face the challenge of corona virus

17 Mar 2020, midnight