Complying with directives from UK and Welsh governments to contain the COVID-19 spread, the Union of Welsh Independents (UWI) urged churches to discontinue all meetings held in their buildings till further notice. UWI General Secretary Dyfrig Rees, in a letter in March, requested for them to make private arrangements to restrict attendance of funeral services and weddings to close family only, postpone all baptisms and for church members to look for spiritual sustenance on resources on the Union’s website and social media platforms. The Presbyterian Church of Wales (PCW) has issued the same advice on funerals, weddings, baptisms and ceasing public worship, reminding its churches, centres, ministers and employees to “emphasise personal hygiene following instructions from Public Health Wales”.