Church of England Diocese of Canterbury Orlestone with Snave

About Us

The Church of the Good Shepherd is a Methodist Anglican Ecumenical Project in the village of Hamstreet.

Services are held every Sunday at 10.30am, all are welcome!

Please contact:

Rod Whateley Anglican Minister 01233 732274 [email protected]

Phillip Luscombe Methodist Minister 01233 621216 [email protected]

Church Steward David Smith 01233 732368

 

The Parochial Church Council has adopted the safeguarding policies and procedures of the Church of England. In particular we are committed to:

The safeguarding of all children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Carefully selecting and training paid and voluntary staff who might come into contact with children or vulnerable adults, using the Disclosure and Barring service amongst other tools, to check their suitability.

Responding without delay to every complaint made which suggests that an adult, child or young person may have been harmed.

Cooperating fully with the police, local authority and any other appropriate statutory body in any investigation.

Ministering appropriately to anyone, child or adult, who as experienced abuse.

Extending pastoral care to those known to have offended against children or vulnerable adults whilst ensuring that children and vulnerable adults are protected from them.

We have appointed: Lucy Whateley as Coordinator: Tel: 01233 733394

Churchwarden: Val Showell Tel: 01233 733502

Any child wishing to talk about a problem can contact ChildLine on 0800 1111.

Any parent or carer wishing to talk about parenting problems can contact Family Lives on 0808 800 2222.

The Parish Safeguarding Coordinator is available to speak with adults or children.