Covoid-19 17.03.2020

Stocksfield Baptist Church

Coronavirus / COVID-19 Communication 17.03.20


  • Follow Government  published precautions:
    • Wash hands frequently with soap and water for 20 seconds (The time it takes to sing happy birthday twice)
    • Use antibac hand gel when unable to wash your hands with soap and water.
    • Catch coughs and sneezes with disposable tissues
    • Throw away used tissues (then wash your hands)
    • If you do not have a tissue, use your sleeve
    • Avoid touching your eyes nose and mouth with unwashed hands
    • Avoid close contact with people who are unwell
    • Avoid handshakes, hugging and kissing.


  • If you have any of the indicators, the whole family is expected to self-isolate for 14 days. If the condition deteriorates or have not reduced after 7 days then log on to NHS 111.


  • Follow self-isolation advice if you have been travelling in an at-risk area or potentially come in contact with coronavirus in any way.


  • Until further notice all Church Meetings, gatherings and activities are cancelled:


    • Leadership / Pastoral Teams are considering Skype to continue operating.


    • Please refer to the Church Web Site for information. We are looking to develop a “Current News” page.


    • Pete and the LT will be looking at:
      •  How we continue to connect and care for each other.
      •  Continuing teaching and preaching via e-mail / web site’


    • We will also continue to communicate by e-mail, so the Church is kept fully informed.