I thought it important to write to all Parishioners to reassure
you that both myself and the Parish Hall staff are here to
support you all during the Coronavirus outbreak, and to
assist with the challenges that may arise.
The Parish Hall will continue to operate but I would ask Parishioners to contact us by telephone or eMail, rather than visiting in person, in order to limit the potential to spread the virus. The office doors will remain closed from Monday 23rd March 2020 for the foreseeable future.
We have a group of volunteers who will assist with shopping, collection of prescriptions, a call to an elderly friend or relative, and other tasks. If you are unable to leave your home and do not have family or friends who can assist please contact us.
Always follow the latest Coronavirus advice from the Government of Jersey which will be released via the media. Alternatively you can obtain the latest advice on-line at gov.je/coronavirus
▶ If you are told you should self-isolate please do so, both for your protection and that of others, and also apply social distancing at all times.
▶ The Parish are available to provide general advice and, more importantly for those of
you who need assistance, they will take your details and arrange for one of our volunteers to assist. Please Contact the Parish Hall on 01534 481236 between 9.00am and 4.00pm or by eMail at StPeter@posp.gov.je.
▶ After Hours there is an EMERGENCY MOBILE NUMBER 07797 787355 which will be held by one of our volunteers every day until 8.00pm including weekends.
▶ Medical queries should not be directed to the Parish Hall or Emergency Mobile number, please call the CENTRAL GOVERNMENT CORONAVIRUS HELPLINE
ON 01534 445566.
▶ If you are living alone and would like someone to contact you from time to time, our volunteers will be happy to do this. Simply contact the Parish Hall and provide
It is with some regret that we have had to cancel all our Liberation 75 Celebrations.
I know many of you were looking forward to these events and I thank the team that had already undertaken considerable work towards the celebrations.
We will have to make next year even more special and, if later in the year and the Coronavirus outbreak is no longer a threat, perhaps we should consider a parish celebration when we are able to return to normality.
▶ Parish Assemblies will only be held in an Emergency or for the election of new officers.
Only attend if you are required to do so.
▶ In line with the policy of the Church of England issued a few days ago, sadly there will not be any public services in Church for the foreseeable future.
▶ The Parish Church of St Peter will be OPEN EVERY DAY FROM 10.00AM — 4.00PM for private prayer, meditation and reflection during this difficult and distressing period.
Father Michael’s telephone is 481805, eMail: email@example.com web site: www.stpeterschurch.org.je
▶ If you come to church at any time PLEASE, STRAIGHT AWAY, USE THE HAND GEL OR THE WIPES PROVIDED AND, IF THE LATTER, DROP THEM IN THE NEARBY BIN.
▶ Also, VERY IMPORTANTLY, SIT OR WALK AT LEAST TWO YARDS AWAY FROM ANYONE ELSE to prevent the spread of the virus.
▶ All meetings of the Senior Citizens clubs are postponed until further notice.
▶ St. Peters Youth Club will be closed until further notice.
Please follow the @jerseyyouthservice Facebook and Instagram pages for current updates, information and guidance.
▶ The Parish Pre-School has closed.
▶ The Tea Room at the Community Centre will remain open on a Take Away basis from 9.00am to 2.30pm. Please phone in you orders on Tel No 483011 and select Option 2.
You may continue to use the outside seating area but please exercise Social Distancing at all times.
▶ Refuse Collections will continue on the normal day, but collections are likely to take place earlier. PLEASE PUT OUT YOUR BINS AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE.
Finally, if you are able to able to volunteer to assist the Parish, in any way, during this time
please contact the Parish Hall who will pleased to take your details.
Constable of St Peter