One of the items arising from our last building condition report – which had been glowering at us from our never-ending to-do list for a little too long – was to move the headstones that were leaned up against the west outside wall of the church.Read more “Getting a-head (stone)”
The refurbishment work to the chapel is now expected to be complete by the end of August, which is great news. The upgrades to the lighting have had to be delayed until later in the year because we have missed the window of opportunity in the bat roosting calendar to work in the roof space.Read more “Refurbishment Update”
The easing of the Coronavirus lockdown rules has meant that places of worship can now begin reopening, albeit subject stringent restrictions on what is permitted to take place.
The Baptist Union, of which we are a member, has published guidance on reopening. In particular, they note that “The requirements for the safe opening of church buildings are extensive… Above all, we encourage you not to rush to re-establish gathered corporate worship but only to do so prayerfully and after the widest possible consultation.”Read more “On Reopening our Building”