COVID 19

Public Church Gatherings.

Current as of 3rd January 2021. According to NSW Health :

Up to 300 will be allowed to gather for a religious service, excluding the persons necessary for the conduct of, or assisting in the conduct of, the service, observing the 2 square metre rule.

This will look different for each of our buildings.                                                               

  1. St John’s Moss Vale – 118                                                                                                          
  2. Moss Vale Hall – 94                                                                                                               
  3. Christ Church Bong Bong – 28                                                                                                     
  4. Bong Bong Hall –                                                                                                                       
  5. Holy Trinity Berrima – 134                                                                                                          
  6. Berrima Hall –                                                                                                                               
  7. St Thomas’ High Range – 14

The current COVID-19 Safety Plan for Places of Worship developed by NSW Health  does NOT allow for congregational singing, but allows for up to five singers leading physically distanced. 

Face masks are recommended but not mandatory.

Everyone must scan the QR code provided by Service NSW when attending gatherings in our buildings, or provide us with your name and contact details which are used only in the event of  COVID reporting.

We will still be observing the following NSW Government requirements:

  • The 2 square metre rule –  applies to our Sunday and midweek gatherings.This rule is applied to calculate the maximum number of people that can gather in a room to ensure sufficient space is provided and to accord with community expectations.
  • 1.5m physical distancing is expected outside of those from the same household.
  • Good hygiene and handwashing are to continue to be encouraged.
  • Communal areas are to be cleaned and disinfected after each use.
  • People who are unwell should be instructed to stay home and be tested if appropriate.
  • All those who attend our gatherings must provide their name and contact details, including a telephone number or email address. This is to be recorded and kept for 28 days.
  • The use of face masks is encouraged, but not compulsory.

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Contact Rev Dean Reilly at mvanglican@bigpond.com or 4868 1299 for more information.