Manning Uniting Church is within the Manning Valley Project ministry development initiative.Manning Uniting Church serves the communities of Taree, Cundletown, Old Bar and Tinonee. Office hours are 9.30am to 1.00pm Tuesday to Friday. The church has a heavy emphasis on social justice.
Many people have been affected by the recent flooding in the Manning Valley. The Uniting Church is active in relief and recovery efforts in our community.
Here are ways in which we might be able to help:
If you are in need of pastoral support or prayer, call
Rev Claire Wright - 0490 678 593
Manning Uniting Church is open for (COVID-safe) worship on Sundays at 9am in the church building. If you’re not a regular at Manning but would like to join us – you’re most welcome.
EASING OF COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS
A further easing of COVID-19 restrictions in NSW will operate from Monday 29 March.
Summary of Changes
Details of restrictions applicable from Monday 29 March:
Singing: There are no restrictions on singing, including indoors, and masks are not required.
Masks are no longer mandatory but remain strongly recommended. This in-cludes on public transport.
Communion: Continue to ensure elements are prepared in a hygienic way (using gloves and consider the wearing of a mask due to the close proximity to food). Elements distributed to the seated congregation by server/s also wearing gloves and possibly a mask (see above). Consider using tongs to assist with the distribution of bread and be mindful of the 1.5 metre physical distancing where possible.
Attendance records are still required.
Cleaning: There has been no easing with the requirements for cleaning.
Dancing: There are no restrictions in place for dancing at weddings (or other events).
COVID-19 Safety remains very much a high-level issue. Although our governments have done very well in making Australia one of the safest places on earth during the pandemic, the appearance of new strains of COVID-19 that are more infectious and lethal, along with the fact that people are often infectious before they have any symptoms, has meant that the NSW Government has kept in place rules for us to follow.
Current regulations regarding places of worship in rural and regional NSW are as follows:
We remind you also that, because of COVID rules, entry to the Red Dove is by the outside door only and not from the foyer. You must register electronically, either by using your phone or having the staff register you.
Keep checking our Facebook page and website for the latest information.