Member Area: Beadle instructions

Who can do it?

Anyone

Main Duties

The duties of Church Officer, or ‘Beadle’ are shared amongst a number of members on a rota system.

Beadle Notes (updated 28 December 2017)

09:30am 

  • open double gate on

    Wardieburn Road

  • open West Hall door
  • turn on Jackson Boiler at back of church
  • unlock vestry door
  • go through church and unlock south transcept
    door
  • unlock Boswall Parkway gate
  • unbolt main doors and open one half
  • switch on main sound desk switch (on wall)
  • check list on vestry cupboard for for colour of pulpit falls, and change if necessary
  • get Bible out of Vestry cupboard and mark
    reading

10.00

  • meet with Norman for prayer at front of church or in
    Choir room
  • switch church lights on (at lighting cupboard)
  • switch on Apse lights (beside organ and lectern)

10.15

  • switch on bells (in tower – switch on at wallswitch and
    press ‘play’

10.25

  • take Bible to pew in north trancept, ready to be placed on lectern at
    start of service
  • light candle on communion table

10.30

  • meet with Norman in vestry for short prayer
  • stop bells from playing
  • turn tape over and put back in (for next
    week)
  •  lock west hall door (if no PATCH) and vestry door
  • take Bible to lectern (on Norman’s cue)

After Service

  • Bible back to cupboard
  • candle out
  • lights off
  • lock up

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