Church of England Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for churches 2 July 2020


Last updated Thursday 2 July at 16:02

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Whilst Government guidance has been revised to allow certain activities to take place in church buildings, it is still vital that the necessary hygiene and social distancing precautions are kept in place in order to protect the NHS and save lives.

The information on this page is regularly updated, so please check back to ensure you have the latest guidance. When major changes are made, we will publish update through the Church of England Twitter and Facebook accounts.

Please read the detailed guidance below to ensure all activities are conducted in a safe and hygienic way.


Prayer and worship

Life events

Community Support

Fabric and building maintenance

Finance and governance

Schools and nurseries





Further reading

The below Marking our communities resources have been prepared by The Liturgical Commission:

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