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This parish church (part of the Winsmoor Benefice) has formally adopted the Church of England House of Bishops’ Safeguarding Policy, “Promoting a safer church” which can be found in full by opening either of these links - 


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Summary of the Policy

● We are committed to respectful pastoral ministry to all adults within our church community.
● We are committed, within our church community, to the safeguarding and protection of vulnerable people.
● We will carefully select and train all those with any pastoral responsibility within the Church, including the use of Criminal Records Bureau disclosures where legal or appropriate.
● We will respond without delay to any complaint made that an adult for whom we were responsible has been harmed, cooperating with police and the local authority in any investigation.
● We will seek to offer informed pastoral care to anyone who has suffered abuse, developing with them an appropriate healing ministry.
● We will challenge any abuse of power by anyone in a position of trust.
● We will care for and supervise any member of our church community known to have offended against a vulnerable person.

Who to Contact

Benefice Safeguarding Officer: Mrs Ann Kent - 01460 55504 -

Diocesan Safeguarding Officer: Mrs Glenys Armstrong - 01749 685135 -

Rector: Rev’d Geoff Wade - 01460 240228 -


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