St Mary the Virgin church in Kingston Deverill is open every Sunday and Wednesday during daylight hours for private prayer or meditation.
In using the church, it is important to keep a distance from one another and prevent the spread of infection in order to save lives. People may enter as individuals or with others from their household. Hands should be cleaned before entering the church using the hand gel provided. Inside is a book to record those who visit – this is important in case visitors need to be contacted. Social distancing of 2 metres from other visitors and worshipers should be maintained and bibles, hymn books or any other items in the church should not be touched. However, the pews may be used.
Can multiple people enter the building?
Yes. For private prayer by individuals or members of the same household, multiple members of the public can be admitted provided that no more are present than allow social distancing to be maintained. If entering from a different social group a minimum of 2 metres social distancing should be maintained.
In the event of an emergency one of the following should be contacted:
Sunday services will be restarted in all the parish’s churches in rotation starting with SS Peter & Paul in Longbridge Deverill on Sunday 5th July. Services will be at 10.30am.