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CHRIST CHURCH, cOLBURY SAFEGUARDING POLICY

Protecting children, young people and vulnerable adults is the responsibilty of all of us at Christ Church, Colbury and we have adopted the House of Bishop’s Safeguarding Policy “Promoting a Safer Church”.

Parish Safeguarding Coordinater for Christ Church, Colbury:

If you have a concern that someone may be at risk of harm, it is important to share your concerns with someone in a postition of responsibilty. Please speak to our acting parish safeguarding coordinater: Maureen Russell. She can be contacted on 02380 292132.

If she is not available, you are not happy with the response or have concerns about a member of the church parocial team you can report any safeguarding concerns or allegations to the Diocese Safeguarding Manager: Jackie Rowlands, 01962 737317 or safeguarding@winchester.anglican.org. The contact number for the HampshireLocal Authority out of hours service is 0300 555 1373. You can also report any concerns to the Police or Social Care.

The Parish here at Christ Churh, Colbury will:

Create a safe and caring place for all.

Have a named Parish Safeguarding Officer to work with the incumbent and the PCC to implement policy and procedures

Display on church premises and on the Parish website the details of whom to contact if there are safeguarding concerns or support needs.

Listen to and take seriously all those who disclose abuse

Offer support to victims/survivors of abuse regardless of the type or whem and where it took place

Ensure that procedures and risk assessments are in place and reviewed annually.

Review the implementation of the Safeguarding Policy, Procedures and Practices annually.

Each person who works within the church community will agree to abide by this policy, the Church of England Safeguarding policies and practice guidance and procedures established by this church.

Covid-19 Church Services

Covid-19 & Church Services

Thoughout November as per regulations the Church is closed.

From Sunday 6th December Morning Praise Services here at Colbury will be held as follows:

Sundays at 9.30am in Church or at 11am by Zoom/Telephone

The numbers at the 9.30am Morning Praise Service in church will be limited to allow for social distancing. Please book by contacting Jan on 02380 869085 or doughgirluk1@btinternet.com

For any further  information and enquiries please contact:

Priest in Charge:   The Rev Graham Mayer, 02380 293321 or teignway@gmail.com                                  

Church Office:     Mrs Viv Burch, 02380 292132 Mondays/Wednesday 10am -1pm

“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength….. Love your neighbour as yourself. There is no commandment greater than these”

Church Groups

Extra volunteers required: Choir and Flower Guild

Have you an hour or two spare occasionally and enjoy singing or feel you would like a go at flower arranging (no experience necessary) we are currently looking for new members to join the choir to help lead our worship on a Sunday morning or arrange our wonderful displays on the church window sills. For any more information about joining either of these groups please phone the church office on 02380 292132 or speak with Eileen Harris our church warden.

 

Data Protection (GDPR)

          DATA PRIVACY NOTICE

The Parochial Church Council (PCC) of Christ Church, Colbury

1. Your personal data – whatis it?

Personal data relates to a living individual who can be identified from that data. The processing of personal data is governed by the General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR).

2.  Who are we?

The PCC of Christ Church, Colbury is the data controller (contact details below). It means we decide how your personal data is processed and for what purposes.

3. How do we process and share your personal data?

The PCC of Christ Church, Colbury complies with its obligation under the “GDPR” by keeping personal data up to date, storing and destroyning it securely, by notcollecting or retaining excessive amounts of data, by protecting personal data from loss, misuse, and disclosure and by ensuring that appropriate technical measures are in place to protect your personal data.

Your persaonal data will be treated strictly confidential and will only be shared with other church members in order to carry out purposes connected with the church. We will only share your data with third parties outside of the parish with your consent.

4. How long do we keep your personal data?

We keep data in accordance with the guidelines set out in the guide “Keep or Bin Care of Parish Records” whihc is available from the Church of England website. specifically, we retain electoral roll data while it is still current, gift aid declarations and associated paperwork for upto 7 years after the tax year to which they relate.

5, Further processing

If we wish to use your personal data for a new purpose, not covered by the Data Protection Notice, then we will provide you with a new notice explaining the new use  and seek your permission and consent proir to any new processing.

6. Contact details

For more detailed information, queries or any complaints please contact the Parish Administrator at the Church Office, Deerleap Lane,  Colbury SO40 7EH. Telephone: 02380 292132. E-mail: vivburch@btinterner.com