Coronavirus guidance from the Church of England

In light of the Government guidance, the Church of England has said that all churches are to close to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. Read the statement in full here. You can find a live stream service or event to watch from home here.

Church of England Diocese of Leicester Barkby

Barkby: St Mary

The Church of England in Barkby - St Mary's, Barkby

Welcome to this Webpage for the Parish of Barkby.

Coronavirus situation

Following National Advice

ALL PUBLIC WORSHIP IS SUSPENDED AND OUR CHURCHES ARE SADLY CLOSED 

BUT THE CHURCH IS STILL HERE FOR YOU

• The Clergy and ministers are praying daily for each of you

• You can contact the vicar on 07827 668169 or [email protected] for pastoral care, prayer or practical support

• We are not able to visit the housebound or vulnerable groups but we can speak with you on the phone.

• You can join us in prayer using the resources on our website.

Safeguarding

The Parish of Barkby 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.

If you have a safeguarding concern, then please contact our Parish Safeguarding Officer. You can do this by sending an email to [email protected]g, which will be forwarded to the Parish Safeguarding Officer; or you can contact the Team Rector.

Rev Canon Lee Francis-Dehqani - email [email protected] / mobile 07827 668169

If you wish to speak to the Diocesan Safeguarding Team, or to someone outside the church, their contact details are available on the Safeguarding page of the Diocese of Leicester website.

If you have concerns about the immediate safety of someone please do not delay in calling the Police on 999 or contacting Children or Adult Services at the local authority:

Leicestershire County – Children’s Services - Office hours 0116 305 0005 / Out of hours 0116 305 0005

Leicestershire County – Adult Services - Office hours 0116 305 0004 / Out of hours 0116 255 1606

Get in touch

Rev'd Canon Lee Francis-Dehqani

Bishop’s House 48 Mountsorrel Lane Rothley Leicestershire

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