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Family Resources

We're sad that we can't all worship together in church as usual.

Messy church will be a click&collect service, and we are filming special services for families which will go live every sunday on our YouTube channel

We'll keep updating this page with some family friendly lockdown resources as time goes on.

Faith at Home Resources

This website has lots of specially created lockdown resources for families with young, school-aged children, including templates for thank you cards to send to teachers as well as prayer activities based on shapes and the weather. 

Youth for Christ Videos

Youth for Christ have created online videos tackling issues that teeages and older children face day to day. These include online relationships, racism, loving one another and keeping faith fresh, as well as working through a number of bible passages. 

Bible App for Kids

 

The Bible App has created an interractive bible story book app, particularly good for younger children or new readers. Find out more in the video below:

 

Make and Pray - Scripture Union

Throughout lockdown, scripture union have been creating daily videos to encourage children to use their creativity to explore their faith, these can all be found on their youtube channel and website, and an example video is below:

Why did God allow Coronavirus - for early readers.

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Safeguarding

SAFEGUARDING:     St Mary's Church takes its responsibilities surrounding the safeguarding of children, young people, and adults who may be at risk very seriously, and works in partnership with the Diocese of Salisbury to ensure that we work in accordance with best practice at all times.     If you have any Safeguarding questions or concerns, you can contact:

  Parish Safeguarding Officer

  Rev'd Pene Kennedy 

  01305 251422 or 07952913374,

  email:   revpenekennedy@yahoo.com   

 

If you would prefer to contact one of the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers, please contact either:      Mrs Suzy Futcher (via mob 07500 664800) 9am-5pm, Monday-Wednesday inclusive.

or

Mr Jem Carter (via mob 07469 857888) 9am-5pm, Tuesday-Friday inclusive.

Service provider ‘thirtyone:eight’ provides cover from 5pm on Friday until 8am the following Monday –                Tel 0303 0031111

To view Safeguarding Policy click here   SAFEGUARDING - POLICY - July 2018 - Promoting a Safer Church -Jun 2017[3479].pdf