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Welcome

We are now holding one service in church
 at 9.30am and an online service at 10.45am 
each Sunday


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Sunday 10 October
Safeguarding Sunday


Informal Service       9.30am Family Service with Activities

(please book to attend this service details below)

10.45 Online Service
on Facebook   

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Sunday 17 October


 Morning Worship      9.30am Morning Prayer BCP

 with Baptism

(please book to attend this service details below)

10.45 Online Service
on Facebook   

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If you plan to attend a service at the church, please carefully read - and remember - these details:

  • The following revised guidelines for worship in church have been agreed by our PCC (items in bold are changes):

    • To allow singing in church as an expression of worship, but with the proviso that keen singers sit near the front, and those more vulnerable and anxious about infection sit towards the back.  Also those who tend to sing loudly to sit on the side near the pulpit please.
    • To continue to use hand sanitizer when entering and leaving the building.
    • To continue to scan the QR code on entering the building (for Track & Trace purposes), and keep a list of names of those attending.
    • Continue the policy of leaving every second pew empty (so that people are not singing on to the neck of people in front).
    • Facemasks should be worn when entering and moving about inside the church, but may be removed when seated in a pew.  Those who want to wear them at all times should be respected for their decision.
    • Continue the policy of ‘no touch’, i.e. no handshaking, no kissing or hugging in The Peace or at any other time, and personal space (1 metre distancing) to be respected.
    • To continue the policy of wafers only at Communion and distribution to still be at the west end; this to be reviewed in September.
    • No limit is set on numbers attending Sunday services, however we ask people to continue to book in advance as this is helpful for 1) keeping an attendance record for ‘Track & Trace’ purposes, 2) for estimating wafer numbers at Communion (it is very difficult to find a safe way of adding extra wafers at the last minute, if more people turn up than expected - last week one warden went without, and many received half wafers!).
    • To encourage people to move outside the church to socialize after the service.  Refreshments will not be served yet, but people are welcome to bring their own flasks etc to drink outside after the service.
    • To encourage people to continue to self-test regularly including before coming to church.

    Jesus calls us to love on another, and so we would ask you to please comply with these restrictions, if not for your own safety, then at least for the safety of others, particularly those more vulnerable or anxious.  

    We do want all people to feel as free as possible from anxiety in choosing to worship in church - it would be very sad if people didn't feel church was a safe place to attend.

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Also during the week on Facebook

Morning Prayer at 10am

Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Join our live services by going to our Facebook page. click here You do not need to be a member of Facebook to join in

For our latest weekly Church News Sheet click here  


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We are proud to be a Bronze Eco Church Award winner from A Rocha UK and are working towards Silver see more  

Eco Church Bronze award

Sadly all activities and events run by the church in the village

are suspended for now, but here are some helpful links...


The Bishop of Rochester, James Langstaff  reflects on how we can make

the best of our enforced seclusion


Prayers and resources from the Church of England relating to the Coronavirus outbreak. 

click here


Click here for the latest weekly newsheet  


Key Church Contacts

for full details go to our contacts page

Revd Tim ffrench & Revd Trish ffrench  ​                        Tel: 01892 723055  

Our Rectors are part-time and job share                      click here to email   

Days off Mondays and Fridays

Community Worker        Hilary Marshall                       click here to email

Church Administrator    Kate Hart Dyke                       Tel: 01892 722545                                                                                                                                                 click here to email  

Click for GDPR and Safeguarding information