The Connexional Team have asked us to share the following information with you:
Following the Prime Minister’s statement on 31 October, it has been confirmed that new National Restrictions will be brought into effect from 5 November 2020 (subject to a Commons vote on Wednesday) in England.*
As part of these new restrictions, places of worship and their ancillary accommodation will have to close or remain closed for congregational worship and all other user groups, except for the following:
Unfortunately wedding ceremonies will not be permitted to take place.
Full details of all the restrictions can be found here.
Until 5 November, the restrictions under the 3 tier system should be followed. After 5 November, the National Restrictions will take precedence until they are lifted. We will expect more details to follow over the coming week. All such updates will be posted on the Methodist website, Signpost for Ministry, TMCP website and the usual communications channels (including social media) as they are made available.
If you have any queries, please contact the Connexional Property Support Team.