COVID-19 update

Faith communities are responding to COVID-19 in a variety of ways. Read more…

COVID-19 - Recovery and phased return

A number of faith community bodies have published plans, guidelines and discussion papers encouraging members to develop plans for the phased return/resumption of services as lockdown eases, and for the wider post-COVID-19 recovery period.

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  • The United Reformed Church has published Ready for the new “normal”: A discussion paper for a pandemic recovery and resumption plan. It includes points for consideration by local leaders and congregations to guide planning during the lockdown phase, and as restrictions ease but social distancing remains. It also includes points to consider for the longer term. It can be found at https://urc.org.uk/new-normal
  • The Muslim Council of Britain has published Preparing for Phased Re-Opening: Initial Discussion Guidelines for Leaders of Mosques, Madrasas and Community Centres. This includes discusssion questions and planning suggestions for use by local leaders and communities when planning. It can be found at https://mcb.org.uk/press-releases/preparing-for-phased-reopening-discussion-guidelines-launched/

Last updated: 22/05/20

Note: IFN's pages on COVID-19 are being updated regularly. Listings may not be exhaustive or include all possible examples, and IFN makes no guarantee as to the accurary of information linked to.  

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