Covid-19 Information and Guidance

There is a significant amount of information available in relation to the coronavirus. As a result, we have collated as much information as we can and recorded it below. Please choose one of the categories below for further details. We will provide updates as and when received.


Update 15 October 2020

The London District Chairs have issued a letter of advice regarding London being upgraded from Tier 1 to Tier 2. Click the below to read the full letter:

Letter from the Chairs - London moves from Tier 1 to Tier 2 (.pdf)

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Update 08 October 2020

The Covid-19 Risk Assessment has been updated following recent Test and Trace updates. Please click the below links to access the revised documents:

Covid-19 Risk Assessment (.docx)

Covid-19 Risk Assessment (.pdf)

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Methodist Church Guidance

Update 15 October 2020

London is now at Covid-19 Alert Level - High. To find out what this means for places of worship, *please visit the website.

You may wish to download the poster for your church newsletters. The poster can be accessed here.

Government Advice/Guidance

Update 13 October 2020

Methodist Insurance (in collaboration with Philanthropy Company) have developed some useful resources to help churches manage fundraising both during, and after the pandemic. Visit the website to access the resources.


Finance Related Guidance

Update 23 September 2020

The NHS Track and Trace App is available for download. For more information on the app and to download it, please visit the *NHS Covid-19 website.


Health Advice and Guidance

Update 12 October 2020

The government's Job Support Scheme will be expanded to protect jobs and support businesses required to close as a result of coronavirus restrictions. *Read more...


Update 24 September 2020

The job support scheme will be open for 6 months from Sunday 01 November to protect some at-risk jobs over the winter. *Read more...


Employment Advice/Guidance

Update 25 June 2020

As churches start to plan their reopening, the Connexional Safeguarding Team have produced a briefing to support circuit and church safeguarding officers through this process. 


Safeguarding Guidance

Update 04 August 2020

'Church and Me: conversations about lifting lockdown'

Produced by the Spirituality of the Third and Fourth Age Community of Practice, 'Church and me' is a useful resource aimed at the concerns older people may have regarding returning to church. 

Download 'Church and Me: conversations about lifting lockdown (.pdf)

*Watch the short introduction video by Alison Ball


Methodist Partners

Update 13 May 2020

MHA are seeking volunteers for a range of positions within their care homes and within their live at home communities. If you would like to find out more, please visit the *MHA website.

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Volunteer Opportunities

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