Coronavirus updates and resources (updated 27 March 2020)

This page provides the Scottish Episcopal Church community with access to all recent announcements and relevant information from the College of Bishops in relation to how to respond to the spread of COVID-19 as we prioritise the protection of the vulnerable.

The page also contains information detailing measures taken by the Scottish Episcopal Church at General Synod Office to reduce the risk of infection.

In addition, resources for those who wish to use digital technology to communicate with congregations and the wider community will also appear here.

New information will appear at the top of the links given below as it is released, with each link carrying a date of publication.

27/03/20 College of Bishops reflection on worship during lockdown

26/03/20 Guidance on weddings, funerals, baptisms and church access

24/03/20 Closure of General Synod Office

23/03/20 Church buildings closed to public until further notice

23/03/20 Lambeth Conference postponed until 2021

20/03/20 Online worship: ‘From my home to your home’

19/03/20 How to join our online Sunday worship

19/03/20 Light a candle on National Day of Prayer

18/03/20 A message from the Primus

18/03/20 Safeguarding considerations

18/03/20 Advice to Provincial Board and Committee members

18/03/20 Additional guidance following closures

17/03/20 Suspension of church services

13/03/20 2020 General Synod postponed