The Grosvenor Chapel
The Grosvenor Chapel

             This Week

The Bishop of London has asked

that all churches in the Diocese

be closed during this time.

There are no public services
 
Watch Live-streamed Services:
Listen to our
series of prayers for our times,
set to music.
 

THIS WEEK ONLINE
Walk by the Spirit!

Galatians 5.25

Monday 1st June, 6pm
Sung Eucharist
Visit of the Blessed Virgin Mary to
Elizabeth 
led by Fr Richard
with Sermon.


Tuesday 2nd June

7.30am Morning Prayer with Reflection for the Day, Fr Richard
6pm "Letter from America"
Fr Alistair MacDonald-Radcliff
offers a reflection from the Church in
the US.
 

Wednesday 3rd June, 8am
Morning Prayer 
led by Fr Alan Piggot
6pm Spiritual Exercises Group
Online with Fr Richard
 

Thursday 4th June, 9pm
Celtic Compline (S. Petroc)
led by Fr Richard with Meditation
 

Friday 5th May, 6pm
Evening Prayer
led by Gary Eaborn with Homily
 

Sunday 7th June 11am
Sung Eucharist
for Trinity Sunday

led by Fr Richard
with Sermon by Gary Eaborn

12 noon Online Coffee Time
(video conferencing)
5pm Online Fellowship Group

All recorded services at:
www.facebook.com/thegrosvenorchapel/

 
 

Safeguarding

THE PARISH OF ST GEORGE, HANOVER SQUARE (incorporating St George's Church & Grosvenor Chapel)

SAFEGUARDING POLICY STATEMENT 2019/20

The following policy was agreed at the Parochial Church Council (PCC) meeting held on 24th July, 2019:

In accordance with the House of Bishop's Policy Statements 'Promoting a Safer Church (2017) and 'Protecting All God's Children' (2010) and the Diocesan Safeguarding Policy 'Promoting a Safer Diocese' (2018) 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 with 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.
  • Responsing to those that may pose a present risk to others.

 

The Parish will:

 

  • Create a safe and caring place for all.
  • Have a named Church Safeguarding Officer (CSO) 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 and 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 safeguarging 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.

 

We have appointed Graham Barnes (St George's) and Jennifer Eyre (Grosvenor Chapel) as our Church Safeguarding Officers (CSO) and Sarah Jackson-Stevens (SG), and Virginia Allel Nazar and Fumiko Sekiguchi (GC) as our Children's Champions.

 

Copies of Promoting a Safer Church, Promoting a Safer Diocese and other relevant documents are held at the St George's Vestry and Grosvenor Chapel Office.

 

Church of England Safeguarding Policy and Practice Guidance

If you have a safeguarding concern:

  •  Contact Details: During office hours (Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm except Wednesday) please make contact via the Chapel Office (02074991684 or email: info@grosvenorchapel.org.uk) in the first saying you wish to report a safeguarding concern and our Safeguarding Officer will be in touch.

 

HELPLINES

Westminster Council - accesstochildrensservices@westminster.gov.uk or tel: 020 7641 4000

(Out of hours – 020 7641 6000)

NSPC: 0808 800 5000

Childline: 0800 1111

Stop it Now: 08081000900

NAPAC: 08088010331

Samaritans: 116 123

Family Lives: 08088002222

National Domestic Violence Helpline: 08082000247

Action On Elder Abuse: 08088088141

 

To download the Grosvenor Chapel's signed policy statement please click on the link below.

 

Safeguarding Policy Statement 24 July 20[...]
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