ATTENDING CHURCH ON SUNDAYS & WEDNESDAYS

If you are choosing not to follow the advice to stay at home and wish to come to church please note the following:
 

Sundays

  • For Sunday Eucharist you may only enter the church if you have a previously booked a (free) ticket from Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/croydon-minster-31264930179 . Tickets are made available from the Wednesday prior to each Sunday;
  • we will only admit people who have booked by Eventbrite;
  • there is a maximum of 30 tickets available each Sunday (please consider attending fortnightly);
  • attendees must observe our Covid secure measures (see below).

 

Wednesdays

  • If you are able to attend the Eucharist on a Wednesday at 11am please do so and not on a Sunday (to enable those who can only attend on a Sunday).
  • there is not, at this stage, any need to book to attend on a Wednesday, but we can only accommodate 30 people in the congregation.

 
ONLINE PROVISION

If you follow the advice to ‘stay at home’ these are the other ways to connect with the church and her worship and life:

  • The Sunday Eucharist at 10am each Sunday will be live-streamed through the Minster Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/croydonminster
  • You can join Morning Prayer on weekdays at 8.30am (it takes place Monday-Friday, but you’re welcome any day or days). Please request a link from connect@croydonminster.org
  •  ‘Lectio Divina’ is a reflective way of reading a Bible passage. It lasts some 30 minutes and takes place each Tuesday on Zoom at 11am. Please request a link from connect@croydonminster.org
  • ‘Zoom’ Bible Study Group on Wednesday evenings with Fr Alan Bayes. Please request a link from Fr Alan on: fab@whitgift.co.uk 
  • Other coffee mornings and evenings will take place on Zoom from time to time and are advertised through the weekly bulletin;

 

OUR MEASURES IN PLACE FOR A COVID SECURE CHURCH

    • hands are sanitised from entrance and exit;
    • we have an effective track and trace system in place;
    • the church is well ventilated whilst people are present;
    • masks are worn at all times;
    • congregational singing is not permitted;
    • the congregation does not need to leave their seat at any point;
    • the congregation is swiftly directed out of the church building once worship has finished;
    • no mingling – ie conversations/proximity to people outside your household or bubble – should take place before, during or after services;
    • we advise you to travel safely to and from church