This page provides information and policies that Walkden Methodist Church has adopted to manage the Covid-19 risk.

Update effective from the 2nd May 2021 .

Walkden Methodist Church given the easing of government lockdown in line with the governments road map is starting to re-open. Public worship has recommenced. For further details view our worship page.

Some groups will start to return to the church as government restrictions allow. Keep on eye on this page for further information. If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us on

Alternative worship remains online via our worship page.


Walkden Methodist Church will continue to be committed to ensuring our building remains Covid Secure for our users as the building re-opens in accordance with government guidance.

The church has developed risk assessments and policies which all groups using the building are required to comply with.

The primary aim for everything we are doing through this coronovirus pandemic is to as practically as possible protect everyone who uses our building.

This is part of being both responsible as a church in our community and the rest of humankind.

We hope this provides some transparency to our users and the community outside to help understand what we are doing to ensure safety.

Keep an regular eye on this page as updates will be uploaded here as and when required.

Walkden Methodist Church Covid Policy & Guidelines.

The below documents set out the re-opening strategy for Walkden Methodist Church and associated risk assessment and rules for the church. A copy of our policy, risk assessment and other associated information can be downloaded below:

Local Restrictions.

In addition to the current restrictions set by the national government, Walkden Methodist Church has also local restrictions imposed by the Local Council.

Please keep an eye on this page as it will be updated with important information as the situation continues to develop.

In the meantime if you have any concerns or wish to discuss please contact us via our contacts page