Church Stops Service Due to Coronavirus Pandemic – Nairobi News

Nairobi churches have suspended service due to special measures taken by some countries to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

On Tuesday, the East African Presbyterian Church (PCEA) stated that it had suspended all Sunday services

The church asked the government to provide necessary utilities such as water and electricity for free.

The church also asked the government to consider suspending all repayments and interest through finance.

Nairobi Church followed suit and announced the suspension of all church services until further notice.

All Saints Cathedral ACK also suspended all services and meetings at the venue. .

Married people have been advised to reschedule

According to the notice, but it will remain open for personal prayer.

According to Dean Canon Sammy Wainaina, all fellowships with groups and other church-related meetings outside the cathedral have also been suspended.

"Members are advised to avoid the use of hymns, prayer books, service sheets and any other items. The main shelter will only be open to individuals praying and not to groups, only accessible through the West Gate." Cathedral clergy will be able to Provide pastoral support and funerals for families who have lost loved ones, with up to 10 participants, and take necessary health precautions. He said.

For the wedding, the church said that the wedding would take place in

"If there is any convincing reason for any wedding during this period, the dean will agree, but the church can accommodate up to 30 people. The wedding will have no more than 10 people enter the sanctuary and it will only take 30 minutes. He added.

The measures follow government instructions that, in view of the current pandemic virus pandemic, the decree bans all public gatherings. Of the 184,976 reported cases in 159 countries around the world, at least 7,529 people have died worldwide.

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