Churches Tentative Reopening

Churches in Crosspool are taking a measured approach to coming out of the present pandemic lockdown.

St Columba’s Church, is now open for prayer and short weekday services.
As part of their gradual coming out of lockdown, from tomorrow, Monday 27th July, the church will be open for both St Columba’s & Stephen Hill church worship.

Morning Prayer, short said services 10am Mondays and Wednesdays.

Evening Prayers short said service, 6:30pm Thursdays,

Evening Prayers Drop in anytime, Wednesdays 6pm to 7pm, and on Thursdays 10am to 12 noon.

Following advice from the Church of England and the Government; for everyone’s safety, the church has carried out a full risk assessment, for social distancing, separate entry and exit and for appropriate cleaning and sanitising. Automatic hand sanitiser dispensers are fitted as you enter and automatic hand soap dispensers and hand driers (or disposable paper towels) are fitted in each loo.
Face coverings are advisable but not compulsory.

Staff will be on hand to guide you in and out of the building.

For further information and advice, either Email: 
Or if you prefer, leave a message on the church answerphone: 0114 2670006

Stephen Hill Methodist Church remains closed for the time being. 

Tapton Congregational Church

Tapton Hill Congregational Church
Worship services have also resumed in the Tapton Hill Congregational Church (corner of Manchester Road/Tapton Hill Road,

Wednesdays at 6.30 pm, a short 40 minute service that includes looking at a Bible passage together, a ‘thought for the week’ and a piece of organ music…..all to help with everyday life.

They have taken Covid19 precautions very seriously.
You’ll be warmly welcomed by a steward and guided to your seat.

St Francis Church, Sandygate Road, will not be reopening at the moment.
They have a virtual parish gathering (or Vurch) happening through Zoom on Sundays at 11am.

Meeting ID: 700 601 109
Password: StFrancis


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