Church building maintenance during lockdown

“The clock hath ceased to sound…”

One of the documents issued on 27 March by the Church of England was the snappily-titled Securing and caring for your church buildings during the Covid-19 pandemic: advice for incumbents, churchwardens and PCC members, (“the Advice”). This provides clear guidance on a number of practical issues, not least of which is the maintenance of church clocks, bearing in mind the change to British Summer Time (BST) at 1 am on Sunday, 29 March. Continue reading