Methodist Church

Safeguarding Policy

Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults Policy
for Easingwold Methodist Church

This policy was agreed at a Church Council held on 7th February 2023

The Methodist Church, along with the whole Christian community, believes each person has a value and dignity which comes directly from God’s creation in God’s own image and likeness. Christians see this as fulfilled by God’s re-creation of us in Christ. Among other things, this implies a duty to value all people as bearing the image of God and therefore to protect them from harm.

Easingwold Methodist Church is committed to the safeguarding and protection of all children, young people and adults and affirms that the needs of children or of people when they are vulnerable and at risk are paramount.

Easingwold Methodist Church recognises that it has a particular care for all who are vulnerable whether as a result of disabilities or reduction in capacities or by their situation. It is recognised that this increased vulnerability may be temporary or permanent and may be visible or invisible, but that it does not diminish our humanity and our wish to affirm the gifts and graces of all God’s people ...


A copy of the full Safeguarding Policy is available to download.


Safeguarding Foundation Training

Training dates for the Foundation module for autumn/ winter 2023/24 are available to download, together with a list of roles of those who need to do the Foundation training every 4 years.

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