Parish worship in church halls &c

On 8 November 2022, the Diocese of Manchester circulated Parish Worship in buildings neither consecrated nor licensed – guidelines from its archdeacons for  parishes who are considering making a request to use their church hall for worship during the winter months as a consequence of the rise in energy costs. Based upon the requirements of Church of England Canons, these guidelines, extracts of which are reproduced below, will be of general application. Continue reading