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On Good Friday, there is usually a session of activities for families around the Good Friday and Easter story. THIS YEAR, you are invited to take part in your own homes. CRAFT BAGS will be available to collect ON GOOD FRIDAY from St Mary’s Church – see below:
It is with regret that our church buildings will have to be closed for the duration of the latest restrictions. Please see the notice from the Diocese of Southwark, which will be posted on the church door:
Safeguarding Policy – Promoting a Safer Church
On 19th July 2019 the Parochial Church Council adopted the following Safeguarding Policy.
“In accordance with the Church of England Safeguarding Policy, our church is committed to:
• promoting a safer environment and culture
• safely recruiting and supporting all those with any responsibility related to children, young people and vulnerable adults within the church
• responding promptly to every safeguarding concern or allegation
• caring pastorally for victims/survivors of abuse and other affected persons
• caring pastorally for those who are the subject of concerns or allegations of abuse and other affected persons
• responding to those who may pose a present risk to others.