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
Sunday 2nd October
9.15 Parish Breakfast
HARVEST PARADE SERVICE
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!
Saint Michael and All Angels,
The Church in the countryside
Services Autumn 2022
St Michael’s Day 25 th Sept
9.30am: Gift Day Communion
Harvest Festival 9 th Oct
2-4pm: Open Afternoon with tea
All Souls 30 th Oct
3.00pm: Memorial Service
Remembrance Sunday 13 th Nov
9.30: Holy Communion
10.45: Act of Remembrance
A Date For Your Diary
An evening for the women of our community
to come together for fun friendship and cake
Friday 14 October 2022
8:00 - 9:30 pm
Holy Trinity Church Hall,
Formby, L37 3HA
will be sharing all the good things that are
happening in our local community:
Food Pantry - how we can help
Formby Pool - how we got where we are today
Stories of hosting a family from the Ukraine
Please bring your own drinks and nibbles
If you are able please bring along something
for the Food Pantry
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