Safeguarding

Re-Opening Our Church Building on Sunday 9th August

In an attempt to create a one-way system, please enter via the side hall FRONT door and exit via the front door of the church. We will keep the side hall back door locked. Hand sanitiser will be by the doors. 

Sanitiser wipes will be in the loos to enable you to wipe surfaces after using, including door handles. 

If we all do our bit, we should be as safe as possible. 

The building has had a deep clean this week and we have all the necessary cleansing items and signage in place. 

We will ensure that separate households sit in alternate rows with at least two chairs between them. 

From Saturday 8th August the Government has made the wearing of face masks mandatory, but we will not enforce this if someone has a reason why they cannot wear a face covering. We will have masks available should you need one. 

Singing is discouraged by the government so we will probably have sit and listen songs. You can hum along if you wish!

We obviously won’t hug or shake hands, and we will keep our 1.5 metre (at least) distance when chatting. We will not serve refreshments after the service. 

I will prepare some sheets that everyone can fill in so we have a record of who was there. 

We will not take up a cash collection but will provide everyone with the bank account information so that offerings can be made electronically. In fact, people can set up monthly or weekly standing orders if they wish and avoid the needing of cash at church on Sunday mornings. 


See you Thursday evening at 7pm for the Zoom prayer meeting 

and on Sunday morning at 10:30 IN THE CHURCH!



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At Giggs Hill Church we aim to provide an environment where everyone, old or young, can feel safe and secure. We have leaders who are regularly checked and who have attended courses on safeguarding the welfare of those in their care. We would encourage anyone who feels this care has in their case fallen short to speak to the safegauarding officer, Rita Lewis, or the Pastor Ian Burbridge.

Our safeguarding policies may be read here:

Safeguarding Young People and Children

Safeguarding Adults