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Said Holy Communion

Sunday, 20 September 2020 09:30 - 10:30
St Mary's Church, Horse Fair, Banbury OX16 0AA

A simple service of Holy Communion as we start worship following on from the lock down.  A reflective service of Holy Eucharist, readings and prayers.

In order for us to comply with government guidelines on track and trace we are asking all to register in advance to attend this service, click here for the form. Registration is open from Monday to Thursday.

Social distancing rules and guidelines are being followed in the church, stewards will be on hand to assist and advise which pews are being used.  We will also be giving guidance before the service as to what measures are in place.

The church doors will be opened at 8.30am to allow people time to get seated before the service and time for private prayer and reflection before the service.  Entrance will be restricted once the service has started.

Government advice on who should attend

Anyone with symptoms of COVID-19 (a new continuous cough, a high temperature or a loss of, or change in, their normal sense of taste or smell) should not attend. Individuals who are self-isolating due to a possible/confirmed case of COVID-19 in their household or because they have been requested to do so by NHS Test & Trace should not attend.

Those who are shielding are advised not to attend. 

Those aged 70 or over, regardless of medical condition, are at increased risk of severe disease from COVID-19 and are currently advised to take particular care to minimize contact with others outside of their household. They should consider carefully whether they should attend. However, it is up to the individual to make their own decision, at their own risk.