The Benefice of St James, High Wych, St Mary’s, Gilston & St Botolph’s, Eastwick believe the protection of children, young people and vulnerable adults involved in our activities is the responsibility of our whole Church.
It is important, therefore, that everyone who participates in the life of our Church must play their part in promoting a safer Church for all. To see how we do this, please see our Safeguarding Policy.
In order to ensure the implementation of the Policy, the Parochial Church Council (PCC) has appointed Cath Sharples for St James as its PCC
Safeguarding Coordinator. Cath should be contacted on 01279 600996 in respect of any issues relating to the Church's safeguarding of children, young people or vulnerable adults and for St Mary’s, Gilston and St
Botolph’s, Eastwick Sarah Bagnall as its PCC Safeguarding Coordinator and can be contacted on 01279 441644.
Jeremy Hirst is the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser Tel: 01727 818107
The Benefice of St James, High Wych, St Mary’s, Gilston & St Botolph’s, Eastwick have the same principals and concerns about domestic abuse. To view the Parish Statement on Domestic Abuse Policy
If you have any concerns or need to talk to anyone please contact the Church Wardens.
For St James: Mrs Brenda Castree, 01279 724544 Mrs Sam Clark, 07717 542524
For St Mary’ & St Botolph’s: Sarah Bagnal, 01279 441644 Michael Shaw, 01279 726792