I had hoped that my first week wouldn't be dominated by Covid and changes to guidance but as l said in my sermon last week we can't always have what we want.
ln the guidance around the latest easing of restrictions, the national Church of England is clear that any decisions need to be made by the incumbent (mel), however l very much wanted to consult the PCC before implementing any changes.
At the PCC meeting on Wednesday night there was complete agreement that we needed to take things carefully and see how things pan out with the rise in cases we have seen in recent weeks.
Given this, the following arrangements will be in place from Sunday 25th July for both Sunday morning services and mid week services.
They will be continually reviewed ready for a further discussion at the next DCC and PCC meetings in September: