St George, Stalybridge
WELCOME and THANK YOU for visiting these pages! Everyone is welcome at St George's.
We seek to serve the whole community of our parish in Stalybridge and we're always pleased to hear from you. It is a privilege to be involved in the key events of life - please be in touch if we can help you in planning baptisms, weddings and funerals.
We currently have TWO Sunday services to help disperse numbers and aid social distancing
SUNDAYS: 9am AND 10.30am Parish Eucharists.
TUESDAYS: 10.30am Eucharist
Baptisms, weddings and funerals in church are now possible, with various restrictions and precautions in place - no more than 30 people are permitted to attend funeral services, 15 to attend weddings and 6 to attend baptism services and other life cycle events outside of public worship. This is government legislation regardless of the size of the venue. We are also privileged to be invited to lead funerals at local crematoria and cemeteries.
All other church activities and events remain suspended including for groups that hire the building. To view the latest guidance we are following and our latest Risk Assessment click on the Coronavirus Response on the left hand side of the screen.
Please DO NOT COME TO CHURCH IF YOU HAVE SYMPTOMS, OR ARE ISOLATING, VULNERABLE, OR HAVE BEEN EXPOSED TO ANYONE WITH SYMPTOMS ETC.
Safeguarding - please click here for more information
The parish of Stalybridge: St George 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 Manchester’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."