Church of England Diocese of Southwell & Nottingham Misson

St John the Baptist

St John the Baptist Church is one of five churches that form The River Idle Benefice of Churches. We are part of the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham in the Church of England. We seek to gather as Christ’s people, valuing everyone’s contribution; Growing in our faith, love and service; Going into the world as disciples. We gather to grow and to go.

We are committed to worship for all ages and offer a variety of services across our benefice and we worship together regularly as a benefice. Our usual pattern of worship is currently restricted as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic. A Holy Communion service takes place on the 4th Sunday of each month and we also meet online for a weekly service of prayer and praise. We will also continue our online service provision each week. You can find details through these pages or via our River Idle Facebook Page (LINK HERE) and / or via our YouTube Channel (LINK HERE)

Links with our local schools are very important to us as we work to encourage children to explore and grow in faith. If you would like to find out more about anything that you see here please do contact us or come along to one of our services, we’d love to get to know you!

The parish of Misson is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer(s), PSOs. The Diocese of Southwell & Nottingham’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.

Ensuring that children and young people as well as adults are kept safe whilst in our care is an integral part of our church life. If you have any concerns about safeguarding please contact:

Mrs Anne Rowe (Parish Safeguarding Officer) Tel contact 01302 711388

In the Diocese: Diocesan Safeguarding Team at [email protected] or telephone 01636 817200.

Out of Hours for Children & Adults:

Nottinghamshire: 0300 456 4546

Nottingham City Council: 0115 876 1000

Bawtry: 01302 796 000

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