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13 Mar 2020

Maintaining a Healthy Environment at Soul Revival

Our aim as a community at Soul Revival is to provide a safe and healthy environment for us all. As a result of the concerns surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19) Soul Revival Church is taking the following steps as sensible safeguards.

We have developed a plan to monitor and manage our response to the impact of COVID-19. We will continue to take the advice of health authorities, government agencies and the Anglican Church and will adjust our safeguards as needed.

Here are a few things that we can do together as a community.

Make sure you stay home if you are sick. If you or your kids have flu like symptoms please consider staying at home. As much as we would love for you to be here and we will miss you dearly, as a community this is an important safeguard.
Cover your nose and mouth when coughing and sneezing into a tissue or a flexed elbow.

Hand washing

Hand washing is an incredibly important measure to reduce the spread of infection, soap and water are an excellent equivalent substitute to sanitiser, you should wash your hands for 20 seconds. We will provide hand sanitiser as often as we can depending on availability.

Our Hospitality Core Team will be overseeing the safe preparation and handling of food. Each gathering has a Hospitality Coordinator who will oversee the food service.

Food Preparation

All people preparing food must wash their hands thoroughly, prior to preparing food

Food Service

Please do not serve food if unwell. Ensure that all food is served by the hospitality team, there will be no self service of food. Food servers will wear gloves and use tongs to serve food. Minimise the use of open platters of food.

Set up and Pack Up

When using crockery and cutlery, ensure people wear gloves when handling plates and cutlery during set up and clean up. We will continue to use disposable plates and cutlery at our Woolooware and Yarrawarrah Campuses.

Cleaning cooking utensils and crockery

No hand washing of any equipment, use the dish washer for all cleaning.

Soul Revival Kids

Food preparation and handling should use the same measures as above. Kids leaders please follow the surface cleaning measures outlined below.

Surface cleanliness

We have an extraordinary group of volunteer cleaners and we will increase our efforts to clean and wipe surfaces especially in areas like the kids rooms, kitchen and coffee areas where people are standing around and having a chat.


Please consider welcoming each other with a smile rather than a handshake or a kiss. This is important to help minimise the spread of the illness and protect those who are most vulnerable among us.

Pray for those who are ill

For our Commonwealth and State governments as they address the crisis and for the health and safety of our communities

Support each other

If you become unwell our Life Support teams are here to assist. Please contact Paul Tait who is our Pastor for Life Support and Hospitality. ( or 0435 358 959)

If you would like to know more NSW Health continues to update their Frequently Asked Questions page for COVID-19 which is available here: