Church of England Diocese of Truro Poughill

Poughill: St Olaf, King & Martyr


The Church of England Safeguarding Children Policy ‘Protecting all God’s Children’, has as its first principle: “We are committed to the Safeguarding, care and nurture of the children within our church community”.

Within its Safeguarding Adults Policy ‘Promoting a Safe Church’, The Church of England’s first principle is: “We are committed to the respectful pastoral ministry of all adults within the church community”.

The Diocese of Truro wholeheartedly endorses these principles and wishes to provide support, advice and information to all those in its parishes who give of their time – both paid and voluntarily – to work with vulnerable adults and children.

Here too at St Olaf's we take safeguarding seriously.

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 our Safeguarding Co-ordinator is Dan Archer, who can be contacted on 01840 261626

In the Diocese: Sarah Acraman, Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, 01872 274351

Out of Hours for after 5pm and weekends: 01208 251300

In emergency situation:

Local Authority Children’s Social Care: 0300 123 1116

Local Authority Adult’s Social Care: 0300 1234131

Home Groups

Every Wednesday, Thursday at 10:15 a.m.
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In "normal times" our home groups meet together for Bible Study, discussion, prayer and support. There are three different home groups, meeting at different times of the day, and different days of the week. Please phone 01288 488503 for details, as soon as we are able to get together in our homes again.

Bible study Event held in a Private Home

Sadly, we are of course unable to meet at the moment, but as soon as we can - Come And Meet Each Other.

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