The Church continues to be alive and active, but our buildings must close
We are seeing a huge increase in the number of people falling sick with COVID-19. We must distance ourselves from one another and prevent the spread of infection in order to save lives.
Therefore, as well as public worship being suspended, all church buildings in the Church of England are now closed.
Our worship of God and our care for each other continue but cannot be done in our church buildings.
Please see the Church of England website for worship and prayer resources: https://www.churchofengland.org/more/media-centre/church-online
“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength . . . Love your neighbour as yourself. There is no commandment greater than these.”
To protect the vulnerable amongst us, please do not leave your home except for essential trips.
With every blessing in these troubled times
Revd Tim Harford
Rector of the Downland churches.