We take safeguarding very seriously at Stroud Parish Churches with robust policies and training. However, the key to our safeguarding is our approachable and friendly team.
Currently attends the church in Slad. Julie has previously been a primary school teacher, worked with adults with learning difficulties, worked in the probation service, and with charities that support young disengaged pupils, care leavers, and their support staff. Julie is currently a learning and development advisor with Adult Social Care.
Currently attends the church in Slad. Mary has been a teacher in primary and secondary schools in Kent, London and Gloucestershire; as well as schools in Central and Southern Africa and Qatar.
Currently attends the church in Slad. Heather trained as a nurse and a midwife in Gloucestershire and spent most of her 40-year career working in the NHS. Now retired she brings all of that understanding and experience into our safeguarding team.
Here are a number of documents that inform and guide our approach to safeguarding. Click to view them.
This is an embedded document that is always up to date with the version in our policies folder. Scroll in the separate window to read the whole document.
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On a desktop computer
In order for this to work you will need a computer with at least a microphone and speakers. You do not have to have camera, but obviously it helps.
A new window opens and you are taken to one of our video conference rooms using Google Meet
You may need to grant permission to use your camera and microphone.
We will get a notification that someone wants to join the call and we’ll let you in.
On an iPhone or Android
Download the app Google Meet first. Open the app and give it the permissions it needs to access your camera and microphone.
Then come back and click the Ding Dong! button on this page.
In these unprecedented times, we are working hard to find imaginative solutions in a landscape that has been rapidly changing. Sometimes we get things right, and sometimes we miss the mark. I apologise that this has been the case regarding communion.
For those of you who have received wafers in a parcel, we would ask that you either consume them, or put them somewhere safe to bring back once we are able to be together again.
We are going to be sending out a new order of service for use during this time as either a simple service of the word or, on occasion, to help us to share an Agape meal together.