Covid 19 Response

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Published Tuesday 8th July 2020 (12.15pm)

Announcement on the Re-Opening of Churches

The Government has announced that church buildings may re-open for worship from Saturday 4th July. However, as Covid 19 has not gone away there will be limitations on church opening for some time to come. Whenenver one of the 7churches is open strict safety measures will be in place. Online services will be continuing.

On Sunday 12th July the following churches will be open for worship, and will remain open afterwards for Private Prayer until 4pm.

Brockdish (St. Peter & St. Paul's): 9.30am Morning Prayer
Harleston (St. John's): 11am Holy Communion
Scole (St. Andrew's): 11am Morning Prayer


The Foodbank at St. John’s Harleston will remain open as it has throughout this crisis (Tuesday 14.00-14.45 and Friday 15.00-15.45). For more information see the Community page of this website.

Online Worship

The latest Church of England Guidance is available here:

Church Guidance

Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals

These can now take place but numbers will be limited to a maximum of 30 people. Music can be played but singing in church is not yet permitted.

Church Notices

Catch-bin-kill   Hand washing  Hand gel


The Benefice of Redenhall with Scole: 7 Church of England churches that serve Billingford, Brockdish, Harleston, Needham, Redenhall, Scole, Thorpe Abbotts, and Wortwell.



Tel: 01379 851148

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