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
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.
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
Friday 6th October, St M Michael & All Angel’s
rehearsal for Harvest Evensong on 8th October
Should you like to join the group please let Holy
Trinity Church Office know. All welcome
Wednesday 4th October. Pizza Eaters in the Church
Foyer.All young people from year 6 and above are
very welcome.Any youngster can just turn up, but if
you would like to know more please call Sylvia on
Bible Study Thursday 5th October
12.00pm to 1.30 pm at St Michael & All Angels
‘The Loft’, Men’s Event 9.00 am – 11.00 am
Friday 6th October in the Church Foyer. All men
Tuesday 17th October 7pm Holy Trinity Church
Formby High School Music Department ABUNTU
I am what I am because of who we all are.
PEARL OF AFRICA CHILDREN’S CHOIR
Voice works/Mundo Afrika/G:Force Gospel Choir
Tickets £8.00/£4.00 concessions available online