Staying Safe in Church
At St Paul’s, we are committed to caring for our community by helping people stay safe at our gatherings.
How we will help keep you safe:
- We are registered as a COVID Safe business with the NSW Government
- We have reduced numbers on site to meet all government regulations
- Hand sanitiser stations and masks are available for you on arrival
- We have implemented COVID Safe seating and movement plans.
- Cleaning and disinfection measures are being taken
- Our registration and check-in processes meet the government’s maximum attendees and contact tracing requirements, including the use of the Service NSW app which has now been mandated by the NSW government.
- We have installed signage to help to remind you of safe practices
How you can help us all stay safe on site:
- Please do not come to the church: if you are unwell and/or experiencing any flu-like symptoms (fever, cough, runny nose, shortness of breath); if have been in close contact with a person diagnosed with COVID-19; If you have been to Victoria or any listed location in the last 14 days. Click Here to view the current locations listed by the NSW government.
- Please download the Service NSW app to your smartphone.
- On arrival, scan the QR code and enter your details. There are multiple QR codes at both entrances and assistance if you do not have a smartphone.
- Please ensure physical distancing by keeping a space of at least 1.5 metres between yourself and others
- Practise good hygiene by frequently washing your hands for at least 20 seconds with soap and water or by using the hand sanitisers provided
- Should you contract COVID-19, please let the church know immediately
The wearing of masks at Places of Public Worship is encouraged but not mandatory as per NSW Government guidelines.
Under the current restrictions, singing is still not permissible even while wearing a mask.
Thanks for your continued understanding and cooperation!
Some people are at greater risk of becoming seriously ill with COVID-19. According to the government health advice, this includes those who are:
- aged over 70
- Over 65 with a chronic medical issue
- People with a compromised immune system
- Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people with a chronic medical condition
If this is you, please carefully consider your attendance to any service or event at St Paul’s. We ask that you only come once you have listened to health advice, talked to your loved ones and if necessary, consult your doctor.