Sunday and Wednesday St John’s Church Ainsdale
Sundays 10am 30
minute Holy Communion, Common Worship
Wednesdays 10.30am 30
minute Holy Communion, Book of Common Prayer
Booking a place:
- Please pre-book a
place as there are just 30 socially distanced spaces.
- Please Phone
Lindsay, 01704 576563 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a seat at each service and provide your name, how
many people are coming, a mobile number for each person (landline number
if you don't have a mobile phone).
When you come:
- Please come in
good time. You may have to queue to come into the building, please
observe social distancing at all times. We’ll reserve a few seats
for guests who do not know about the need to book on. There will be
a one way system in and out of church.
- Please bring and
wear a facemask and you may wish to bring your own Bible.
- We’ll check your
name in at the church door and we also need to ask health questions about
you and your household.
- Once you have
sanitised your hands in the porch we’ll show you to a seat or household
- The toilets will
- There will be no
children’s or youth work at the moment but this may change in the future.
must be under the supervision of parents/carers and helped in keeping
- We would like to
keep the handling of cash to a minimum, so if you normally put your
collection on the plate please think about joining our Parish Giving Scheme
or setting up a standing order.
- Communion will be
brought to you in your seat. You may wish to stand or remain seated
- Accept Communion
in your hand with your arm fully outstretched and when the vicar has moved
to the next person, you can slip the wafer under your mask without fully
removing it, and consume the precious host.
- Please sanitise
your hands before leaving church. Exit through the back door.
We will be maintaining our online
worship for those who cannot come on a Sunday.
It is important that you remember that your safety is paramount. If you have
any fears or concerns do please stay at home and continue to use the online
worship if you are able to.
This does feel uncomfortable writing
all these restrictions to you but we thank God that we can open and gather to
We will keep a register of those who came for 21
days, so for Data Protection purposes, when you book and attend this gives your
permission for your details to be held by the PCC for the required track and