Coronavirus – Update 10th December 2021

Update on arrangements for services

Please note the wearing of face-coverings in places of worship is now required by law.


Please also note the following Covid protocols which remain in place:


– Hand sanitisers will be available in church
– There will be a designated area in church for people wishing to maintain social distancing in the pews
– QR bar code will remain and a Track and Trace sheet will be available for voluntary details
– Singing of hymns is allowed
– Hymn books, Order of Service books and pew leaflets will be allowed and available in ‘packs’ on the back table
– Communion in one kind will be received from the chancel step
– There are plates at the door for the collection
– Parishioners are encouraged to sensibly move around the church
– The main door will be the only entrance and exit and remain closed during the service


We are also continuing to offer a Compline (Night Prayer) service via Zoom on Friday evenings at 7.30pm.  Please click here for further details.


Please do not attend church if you feel unwell, and especially if you have a new cough, a higher temperature than normal or have lost your sense of taste or smell.
If you have any concerns or questions please contact one of the Churchwardens:
Creswell – Lewis Marriott, 01909 721564 or 07973 823857
Elmton – Bob Glassey, Tel: 01909 720242 or 07502 005108
Whitwell – Wayne Brown, 01909 724108 or Nigel Bradshaw 01909 722675

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