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JOIN US IN PERSON on Sunday, 20 December

We are so excited about welcoming families to our two Christingle Services, at 10.00am and 11.15am on Sunday, 20 December, at our Stratford site. 

 

Our priority is the safety of our congregation, visitors, staff and volunteer teams.  So our services will look different as we implement Covid-19 secure measures set out by the Government.  

 

We have a limited number of spaces  and you will need to book a ticket in advance.  So, if you would like to join us, please click on one of the links below after reading the following service guidelines:

• These services are specially designed for children and all ages are warmly welcome. 

• Everyone over the age of 11 is required to wear a face covering (unless exempt) so please remember to bring one with you. The mask should cover the nose and mouth while allowing you to breathe comfortably.  If you are at a distance of 2 metres from other people, you can lower your mask to take a drink or to take medication.  We suggest you bring bottled water with you.

 

• Please arrive 15 minutes before the service you are attending is due to begin, to allow time to queue and check in on arrival, so that everyone is seated in good time. 

• We are required to keep records of everyone who attends church for test and trace purposes.  Please be aware that by attending our service, you may be asked to self-isolate if someone who attends at the same time as you tests positive

• Please wash your hands or use the hand sanitiser provided when you arrive.

 

• Please follow the directions of our stewards to ensure that we comply with all the relevant rules and guidance. You should go straight to your seat and sit down when you arrive.

 

• The service will last for about 45 minutes, with worship, prayers and a talk.  Singing together is not currently permitted, quiet humming and socially distanced dancing is fine!  You will still be able to engage with God and enjoy his presence. 

• Please maintain an appropriate social distance (at least 1m+) from others at all times.  As the alert level for London is currently 'Tier 2- High', this means that you must not mingle with anyone, unless you live with them or have previously formed a support bubble with them.

• The toilets will be open for use. However, before and after you use the facilities please use the hand sanitiser - and follow the instructions regarding which toilets and basins to use.

 • Please leave promptly after the service via the designated exit door.  Since we are not permitted to serve refreshments in church, why not make a plan (subject to the Covid guidelines) to go for coffee (or lunch) with others from church after the service?

• You should not attend church in person if you, or anyone you live with, or is in your support bubble, has tested positive for Covid, or has had any symptoms of Covid (a fever, new continuous cough or loss of, or change in, sense of taste or smell) in the previous 14 days.  You should also be self-isolating if you have been ​told to do so by NHS Test and Trace, or if you have recently arrived in the UK from a country outside the UK Government exemption list. 

• If you are in a vulnerable group, or have an underlying health condition, you should seek the advice of your doctor about whether it is safe for you to attend church in person.

 

 

 

 

 

Due to the Covid guidelines, in-person capacity is limited.  Booking is on a first-come-first-served basis and will be open until 6.00pm on the Saturday before the services. Please only book to attend one of the services so that as many people as possible will have an opportunity to attend on site. You can also invite friends and include them, as additional attendees, when you place your booking. 

Please include ALL members of your household who will be attending by clicking 'add additional person' at the bottom of the form.

 

To book a place please see below:

20 December at 10.00am - click here to book

20 December at 11.15am - click here to book

If you have any questions, please email: michael@highwayvineyard.org

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Highway Vineyard Church

+44 (0)20 8534 4019

info@highwaychurch.org

88a Romford Road

Stratford

London

E15 4EH

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