Physical Services resuming on 25 July
Physical Services will resume for adults and children.
1. No Vaccination or PET needed
Slots are limited to 50 on a first-come-first-served basis.
There will be no Creche but families are welcomed. Mats will be provided in the main hall.
Please book a ticket for yourself and your non-Christian guests.
2. Planet Faith
The Planet Faith program will be fully online for the time being.
General articles thinking about the question of getting vaccinated:
a) From Gospel Coalition (Australia) (many articles mentioned below are linked to this): https://au.thegospelcoalition.org/article/thanks-god-and-roll-up-your-sleeve/
b) From John Stephens, National Director, Fellowship of Independent Evangelical Churches (UK): https://fiec.org.uk/resources/responding-to-the-ethics-of-the-covid-vaccine
c) From the Gospel Coalition (US)
i) A very important article about the getting the vaccine and Christian unity: https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/covid-vaccine-christian-unity/
ii) A general FAQ article on things to know about vaccines: https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/the-faqs-what-you-should-know-about-covid-19-vaccines/
d) From Albert Mohler, President, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary: https://albertmohler.com/2020/12/14/briefing-12-14-20
Some articles on specific issues
a) A helpful interview with Francis Collins (a Christian who led the Human Genome Project, and who wrote, ‘The Language of God: A Scientist presents evidence for belief’). He has personally been involved at the highest level with the development of vaccines: https://www.russellmoore.com/2020/12/11/a-conversation-with-dr-francis-collins-on-vaccine-development-2/
b) On whether or not foetal cells are used in the production of the vaccine: https://lozierinstitute.org/update-covid-19-vaccine-candidates-and-abortion-derived-cell-lines/
c) On RNA vaccines in particular: https://erlc.com/resource-library/articles/explainer-what-you-should-know-about-the-covid-19-rna-vaccines/
To help us as a church think biblically and practically about responding to Covid-19, we hope you find the following resources helpful: