Despite the announcement that church buildings may open for public worship from 4th July, the 7 churches of the Benefice of West Trent will be waiting for better conditions before doing so.
The predominant concern is our ‘duty of care’ towards members of congregations, communities and leaders. In extensive discussions we have addressed our own set of 5 criteria for reopening. A helpful summary and conclusions for each criteria are to be found by following this link:
This is disappointing but the sensible and right decision. Preparations will be underway with a view to beginning to open up from September.
You are welcome to visit any of the churches which are all open at some point every week. The days/times are to be found on the home page of our website
Weddings and funerals can now take place in church but with strict limitations in place.
The Revd Phil White MA
Vicar – Benefice of West Trent: Bleasby, Halloughton, Hoveringham, Morton, Rolleston, Thurgarton, and Upton, including the village of Fiskerton.
T: 077 200 100 66