Keeping Covid-Safe

Updated  23/11/2022

 This winter, with coughs, colds, flu, and covid going around, we want people to feel safe when visiting St Philips and attending our services


Please do not visit St Philip's or attend a service if you:

Have cold-like symptoms that may indicate you have COVID or flu

Believe you may have been infected with COVID or flu and/or have been in recent contact with someone who has COVID/flu or symptoms of COVID/flu

Have had a positive result from a home rapid lateral flow test and/or you are awaiting the results of a COVID-19 PCR test 

When visiting St Philips for any reason:  

  • Social distancing and wearing face coverings/masks are now personal choices, but people are asked to respect other attendees' wishes and choices regarding this. 

  • Hand sanitiser is available, as regular use of hand sanitiser and/or hand washing is still recommended

  • We will be ensuring good ventilation, so if the weather is cold, you are advised to wear warm clothing!

In addition to the above, during church services:

  • Holy Communion is now being administered in both kinds (that is consecrated bread and wine). Wine is administered from a shared chalice. It is your choice if and how you receive communion. For example, you may only wish to receive the consecrated bread.

  • We are continuing to recommend non-contact sharing of the peace.