Church of England Diocese of Southwell & Nottingham St. Mary the Virgin West Stockwith

St Mary's Church, West Stockwith

HOLY WEEK
Sunday 28 March - Palm Sunday - service of Holy Communion, Misterton Parish Church, 11.00am
Friday 2 April - Good Friday - Vigil, West Stockwith Parish Church, 11.00am
Sunday 4 April - Easter Day - service of Holy Communion, Beckingham Parish Church, 11.00am

LENT 2021
Sign up for the Church of England's #LiveLent reflection emails, which begin on Ash Wednesday (17 February). You can sign up on the Church of England's website: https://www.churchofengland.org/sign-up.

LOCKDOWN 3
Across the Oswaldbeck Benefice, church services are re-starting on Sundays or Wednesdays (in Misterton), from Palm Sunday (28 March). The church is also open for private worship on Saturdays from 10.00am to 4.00pm. If you're going into the church, everyone is urged to be exceptionally cautious. Please remember:

· go only with those in your household or support bubble

· wear a face mask or covering

· use the sanitising gel on arrival and departure

· use the NHS Test & Trace QR code

· sign the register

· if wishing to light a votive candle in memory of a loved one, bring your own lighter or matches.

Go to the Facebook page for All Saints' Parish Church in Misterton for the latest updates and links to online services.

START THE DAY
Within our own Diocese, Bishop Paul and Sarah have produced a series of morning briefings.

If you have missed any of the previous ones, you can find them all here:

https://southwell.anglican.org/start-the-day-with-bishop-paul-and-sarah/

SAFEGUARDING
The parish of West Stockwith is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishop's guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer(s), PSOs. The Diocese of Southwell & Nottingham’s safeguarding pages contains vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser (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:

In the Parish: Hugo Dunkley, Parish Safeguarding Co-ordinator, 01777 816003

In the Diocese: 01636 817200 during working hours. For non-urgent advice and queries, e-mail the safeguarding team at [email protected]

Out of Hours for Children & Adults: Nottinghamshire: 0300 456 4546

If you have an immediate or emergency safeguarding concern, contact the Police on 999 or statutory agencies for:

A child or vulnerable adult in Nottinghamshire – MASH (Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub) 0300 500 8080

A child in Nottingham City – Child & Families Direct 0115 876 4800

A vulnerable adult in Nottingham City – 0300 131 0300 (Out of hours Duty team 0300 456 4546)

Get in touch

Stephanie Baines