It is with a very heavy heart that I had to announce today the closure of our church services for the next four weeks as England enters a new lockdown. I produced a couple of videos for the fellowship. The first contains the details of the announcement and how things will work in terms of … More Lockdown Mark 2!
Our church building has been closed since 18th March. Earlier this week, the church elders and trustees agreed to plan for reopening on 19th July, which two socially distanced, smaller, shorter services at 10am and 12pm, provided we can have all the safeguards in place. I produced a video for the church, which is below, … More Lansdowne Evangelical Free Church plans for reopening
How should church function during lockdown? Here are some thoughts based around the book of Philippians (all references are from Philippians unless otherwise mentioned). Brief outline There are lots of things that we normally do during Sunday worship, that it is harder to do when we are not physically together. Yet, these are things that … More Church from afar – some thoughts on lockdown church from Philippians
On 16th March 2020, in the wake of an increasing number of Covid-19 cases, the UK government recommended the closure of public meeting places. In response to this, our church elders met and considered guidance from our own church grouping, the FIEC, as well as guidance issued by other church groupings. It was with heavy … More Suspension of church services – 18 March 2020