Churches in Market Harborough are beginning to hold Covid-secure indoor services again as the country slowly starts to return to normal

The arrangements are to be constantly reviewed and changed if necessary depending on Government guidelines amid the coronavirus pandemic

Monday, 22nd March 2021, 1:16 pm

Churches in Market Harborough are beginning to hold Covid-secure indoor services again as the country slowly starts to return to normal.

The arrangements are to be constantly reviewed and changed if necessary depending on Government guidelines amid the coronavirus pandemic.

All the churches detailed here have contact and booking details on their websites.

St Dionysius Church on Market Harborough High Street will be staging two in-building services on Easter Sunday (April 4) at 9.30am (Holy Communion) and 11.15am (Team family service).

St Dionysius Church on Market Harborough High Street will be staging two in-building services on Easter Sunday (April 4) at 9.30am (Holy Communion) and 11.15am (Team family service).

“It is hoped to continue these from then on,” said a church spokesman.

“Strict distancing measures will be in place for seating and masks will be required.

“There will be no singing and NHS Test and Trace measures will be in place.

“However, no booking will be required.”

From Monday April 5 the church will be open for private prayer from 10am-2pm on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Some areas of the historic church will be cordoned off.

A one-way system and Test and Tracing measures will be implemented and face coverings will have to be worn.

Harborough Baptist Church on Coventry Road is also opening on Easter Sunday at 11am – and bookings are required.

It will then continue to open on the first and third Sundays of each month at the same time – and you will have to book.

Harborough Methodist Church on Northampton Road is now meeting every Sunday at 10.15am.

Again, bookings are needed.

Harborough Congregational Church at the top of the town’s High Street is also now meeting weekly at 10.30am - and you don’t have to book.

The Living Rock Church and Harborough Community Church will be deciding after Easter about regular services.

Our Lady of Victories Roman Catholic Church on Fairfield Road, off Coventry Road, will continue to hold masses with pre-booking required.