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Join Us For The Big Christmas Carol Service – Saturday 12 December


On Saturday 12 December (6pm UK time) we will be hosting a joint Christmas Carol Service together with the Churches Conservation Trust. As with our other big services, there will be ...

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Welcome to our New Council Members


We are delighted to confirm that we have recently appointed three new Council Members. John Halsey will be known to a number already as someone who has been working very closely with ...

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Welcome to our new Regional Managers


As part of our aim to strengthen and grow the reach of our work, make it more visible, and to encourage and support both existing and new volunteers to help us fulfil our mission we are ...

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COVID-19: Guidance for Safely Resuming Group Music-Making in Church


We are updating our FAQ's on a regular basis to help you plan to resume group-led music making in church, including choirs. To view the FAQ's and Risk Assessment Templates click here.

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New Guidance from the Government Regarding Singing – Updated 17 August


Below is the latest update from Government regarding singing: There should be no group singing by worshippers. Places of worship should take account of the Performing Arts guidance. ...

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We are recruiting a Safeguarding Assistant and Administrator


Safeguarding is of fundamental importance to the work of the RSCM at every level, so this is a vital role which involves working collaboratively with staff and volunteers across the UK to ...

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An Update Note from the Bishop of Exeter, Chair of the Church of England Liturgical Commission


Hugh Morris,  RSCM’s Director, has been involved with the meetings mentioned below;  and we are pleased to be able to share this note from The Right Reverend Robert Atwell. ‘O sing ...

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Latest Government Guidance on Singing, Chanting & The Use of Musical Instruments (as of 17.07.20)


Singing, chanting and the use of musical instruments Led devotions There should be no group singing inside places of worship when worshippers are present. Outside only, small ...

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How To Use Music in Worship When We Cannot Sing – The Revd Helen Bent


RSCM Head of Ministerial Training, The Revd Helen Bent, explains how to use music in worship in the current climate where we can't sing.   You can view a snippet of the video here.  ...

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Guidance for Churches/Choirs/Singers (Updated 10 July, 8.30am BST)


This information is supplied as what is intended to be a helpful digest of the latest Government advice. Please refer to the direct web pages quoted below for the full text. Wales, ...

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