Covid-19 Church Update

"Rejoice in hope be patient in tribulation be constant in prayer."

Romans 12:12

Our Response - Services (Update on 05/10/2020)

The Churches are now open for Worship!

All Saints is open every Wednesday at 3pm and St Bridgets Sunday at 10:30am. 

However, before you all stop reading and turn up for the services there are a few things you need to be aware of.

 

  1. You must book if you want to come – to book in All Saints contact either Hazel or myself (01656880328). For St Bridget’s contact either Joy Newton or myself again.

  2. Since we are limited in the number of people who can attend, we kindly ask that you only book yourself into one of the services each week. This is to allow as many people as possible to get a chance to come.

  3. If you managed to come to a service one week, then do not expect to be able to attend a service the next week. however, you are welcome to call the day before to see if there are any unclaimed seats.  

  4. You will be required to complete a track and trace form upon arrival.

  5. You will be required to wear a facemask throughout the service.

  6. The service will be a morning or evening prayer.

  7. If you are unable to attend for any reason, please let us know so we can give your space away, or pass it onto someone else whom you know wanted to come.

  8. St Bridget’s service time is 10:30 for the time being.

 

We are still a long way from things returning to normal, but we are slowly getting there!

Now that we have resumed services the church is no longer open for private prayer. A huge thank you to all those who made it possible to be open over the last couple of months! 

St Bridget’s Church Wednesdays at 11:00-12:00

Safety has been our chief priority hence why it has taken so long to get them open, we have wanted to make sure everyone feels/is safe in the churches and senior diocesan clergy have had the final say on their opening.

If you have any questions then please reach out through all the usual channels of communication.

 

So that you know what to expect when you visit St Bridget’s on Sunday I have put together a quick video to explain the measures we have put in place.

Our Response  - The 5 Villages Helping Hands

We have partnered up with Ogmore Church and the local Helping Hands groups. Our aim is to ensure that everyone is supported at this challenging time, not just in the first few weeks but in the months that follow as well. 

We aim to help support community using local volunteers to help meet the needs of our community during the current crisis. 

The phone-line will be active from 9am-5pm each day for you to contact. 

Recently you should have received contact details from local residence who are able to support your street. Feel free to call them for a chat, or ask for small items you may need. 

If you need a larger shop picked up, medication collection, postal services, or anything more difficult, we have people on hand which you call who can help you get what you need. please contact us below so we can do our best help you. 

Ogmore-by-sea: 07534522290

St Brides Major & Southerndown: 07534522402

Ewenny & Corntown: 07534522547

Or to volunteer email us on helpinghandsfivevillages@gmail.com

Staying Safe

Watch this video from the World Health Organization about how you can stay safe.

   

Remember if you are worried about your symptoms or need advice call the NHS on 111 and they will be able to get you the help you need.

Our Response  - Moving Online

We may not be able to meet together in person we can still encourage one another, still pray together, still continue to grow in our faith. So we are moving online! we will be posting videos, devotions, articles, & other resources on this website so we can continue being church even though we are physically separated.  Join us 11am every Sunday for our weekly worship. 

Our Response  - We were open for private prayer

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