Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for our church

Guidance for churches

Our parish follow the guidance from the Church of England. 

You can find

  • General guidance and update from the Government and Public Health England

  • FAQS

  • Digital Resources

  • Prayer and Liturgy 

on the link below

Our services and activities

Sunday Service

  • Our public worship will be resumed on 2nd December. However, there are certain rules and restrictions while you are in the building according to the government's guidelines. 

  • While we are having the public worship in the building we will run Online Live Streaming service on Youtube at the same time. 

Cancelled Activities [UPDATE]

  • We stop running Stay & Play (weekly toddler play group) and Who Let the Dad Out

  • Although our public worship is resumed there will be no children's school or provision and no refreshments

Please find our Parish Continuity Plan 

How we might respond to

This is a very helpful article written by Graham Tomlin, former St Mellitus College principle and current Bishop of Kensington. Please find his thoughts on how churches might respond to Coronavirus.


St Erkenwald's Church, 

Levett Road, Barking


IG11 9JZ

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