Holy Trinity parish takes its duty and obligation to protect all extremely seriously. We have adopted the national Church of England's robust procedures and guidelines, and our Safeguarding Policy is reproduced below. You can find out more about the Church of England's national policies and procedures at www.churchofengland.org/safeguarding
If you have any safeguarding concerns or issues on a safeguarding matter then you can find useful contact information at http://www.liverpool.anglican.org/safeguarding
The Parish of Holy Trinity, Formby
PROMOTING A SAFER CHURCH
The following policy was agreed at the Parochial Church Council (PCC) meeting held on 4th November 2019.
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 that may pose a present risk to others.
The Parish will:
Create a safe and caring place for all.
Have a named Parish Safeguarding Officer (PSO) to work with the incumbent and the PCC to implement policy and procedures.
Safely recruit, train and support all those with any responsibility for children, young people and adults to have the confidence and skills to recognise and respond to abuse.
Ensure that there is appropriate insurance cover for all activities involving children and adults undertaken in the name of the parish.
Display in church premises and on the Parish website the details of who to contact* if there are safeguarding concerns or support needs.
Listen to and take seriously all those who disclose abuse.
Take steps to protect children and adults when a safeguarding concern of any kind arises, following House of Bishops guidance, including notifying the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser (DSA) and statutory agencies immediately.
Offer support to victims/survivors of abuse regardless of the type of abuse, when or where it occurred.
Care for and monitor any member of the church community who may pose a risk to children and adults whilst maintaining appropriate confidentiality and the safety of all parties.
Ensure that health and safety policy, procedures and risk assessments are in place and that these are reviewed annually.
Review the implementation of the Safeguarding Policy, Procedures and Practices at least annually.
Each person who works within this church community will agree to abide by this policy and the guidelines established by this church.
This church appoints Pam Pearson as the Parish Safeguarding Officer.
Incumbent: Revd Mark Stanford
Churchwardens: Jan Outram, Jenny Hayes
Date: 4th November 2019
* Diocesan Safeguarding Officer, Catriona Richardson, 0151 705 2153 or 07887 510946
SERVICES FOR THE WEEK
AT HOLY TRINITY
Special Services in December
Wreathing Service Holy Trinity
3.00pm Sunday 10th December
St Michael and All Angels
3.00pm Sunday 17th December
5.00pm Sunday 17th December
8:30am Holy Communion
10am Family Worship
11.15am Morning Worship
Additionally Holy Communion is normally celebrated once a month at the 10am and 11.15am services.
11.00am Holy Communion
Come and join us!
Regular Services at St Michael &
All Angels, Altcar
9.30am Holy Communion
10.am Holy Communion
Holy Trinity Formby
Rosemary Lane Formby L37 3HA
Phone 01704 878913
Mon 9am- 12 noon
Tues 10am-12 noon
Weds 9am-12 noon
Thurs 10am 12 noon
Dates for your diary
The Bereavement Journey a place to talk
Dates to follow.
A seven session series of films and discussion
groups that assist anyone bereaved to
consider and process the impact of death.
Friday 8th December
Wreath Making in the Workshop -9.00 am
Join in the fun and help us to make the wreaths
for the wreathing service.
Whether you are an expert or would like to learn the
art of wreath making you are very welcome. This is a
unique and special service.
Saturday 9th December
Make Noise Choir Christmas Concert
Holy Trinity Church
Sunday 10th December
Wreathing Service in Holy Trinity Church 3pm
Friday 15th December Sweet Friday
Holy Trinity Church
Join us for a 'Cosy Night In' 8pm -9.30pm
Christmas readings, mince pie tasting, Angel drive,
pass the parcel.
Bring a friend and your own drinks and nibbles
Saturday 16th December
Formby Choral Society, Carols with Brass concert
Sunday 17th December
Holy Trinity Carol Service 5pm
St Michael & All Angels Carol Service 3pm
Saturday 23rd December from 9.00 am
Christingle making In the Workshop.
We have 150 Christingles to make so help from
children and parents welcome please.
Its enjoyable and fun to do, so please come.
Scouts , Cubs & Beavers
We are a popular Group: Our Beavers and Cubs
are doing badge work during winter, and out in
the dunes and wood, orienteering and exploring
in better weather. Our Scouts are active outdoors
in all seasons and times of the day and night,
camping, bouldering, sailing. Night incident hikes
Scouts (age 101/2 -14) -Thursday-1900-2030 hrs
Cubs ( age 8-10 and a half - Wednesday -1830 - 2000hrs
Beavers (age 6-8) Wednesday -1730-1830hrs
Explorers (age14-18)- Tuesday or Friday evening
If you would like to know more, please contact John Carr
0791 719 2833/ GLS4thFormby@outlook.com