Current news from The Friends of St Johns Church
Friends of St Johns All activities within the church & Wychbury Room (adjacent to St. John’s church at Hagley Hall) have been on hold over the summer. Each time the church is used CofE rules require thorough cleaning and (as of late Sept) a three-day gap before being used again. The church cleaning is a very onerous task for the church wardens.
The cancelled summer 2020 Wednesday morning talks in the church are being rebooked for 2021. We will take the lead from how the church facilities are being used and take guidance from the incumbent Rev. Richard Newton. The Mothers Union have started to use the Wychbury Room for their group. A risk assessment for church affiliated groups such as theirs must be followed.
For third party groups advice on how to book the room is here. https://www.hagleycofe.co.uk/ community-facilities-building/
Although extra precautions must also be defined by submitting a COVID-19 risk assessment for approval, prior to any bookings being confirmed. All proceeds from hiring the room go to Hagley PCC. During the summer we are very grateful for the regular cleaning carried out by Hagley Cricket Club. Derek & Kate Aldridge have been keeping a keen eye and helping to maintain and clean the Wychbury Room & toilets to keep the facilities in good condition for us all.
Richard Scarth for the Friends of St. John’
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