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Welcome to Wesley Chapel

Ministerial Team:

Rev. Lesley Taylor 01423 881116

Rev. Trevor Dixon  07525 35270

Wesley Week

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Sunday 10 July 2022 10.30am

 

Morning Worship led by Rev. Trevor Dixon

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Come and join us for Sunday evening

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10 July at 6pm

Contact us for details

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Tuesday 12 July   

10.30 am 

Tuesday Coffee online

Contact us for a link

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Thursday 14 July 2pm 

Wesley Fellowship

Speaker Mike Greenberg

Who Do I Think I Am?

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Sunday 17 July 10.30am

Morning Worship  led by Rev. Trevor Dixon.

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District Prayer Gathering

Weekly online time of prayer – focusing on seeking God’s renewal for our lives, church and world. 6.30pm for about 45 minutes.

https://bit.ly/32Lv15o

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CIRCUIT SAFEGUARDING OFFICER (ADVOCACY)

 

The District employs a safeguarding officer who provides a high level of support to local CSOs, thus this role is not about having all the answers, but

about offering signposting and knowing who to go to for advice or further intervention. The Circuit employs an administrator who oversees many of the administrative roles of safeguarding, such as the annual gathering of risk assessments, and safer recruitment  (confirming form As and DBS’s are in place etc) The administrator also maintains training lists and will arrange practicalities of training such as venue and dates. The administrator also acts as a point of distribution for information to churches. DBS verification are undertaken by circuit ministers.

 

Role description

Advocate

  • Be a key speaker in the Circuit on safeguarding

  • Encourage safeguarding as a positive expression of the good news across the circuit

  • Ensure safer recruitment is underway for staff and volunteers across the circuit

  • Report to circuit meeting, CLT and staff on safeguarding updates

 

Resource

  • Support trainers in arranging appropriate numbers and locations of training.

  • Offer a point of contact for signposting on safeguarding issues to church safeguarding officers

  • With the ministers oversee individual church safeguarding policies, if they vary from the Methodist template.

 

Connect

  • Build the network of church safeguarding officers as a place of good practice

  • Encourage and support the circuit trainers in their role, and encourage others to the role

  • Attend district (and connexional where appropriate) training and support events for Circuit Safeguarding Officers

 

A full role description including both the advocacy and administrative functions of the safeguarding officer role are in an appendix to the circuit

safeguarding policy available https://www.methodist.org.uk/safeguarding/policies-procedure-and-information/policies-and-guidance/

However Nidd Valley Circuit along with many others has separated the administrative and advocacy functions of the role.

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The Harrogate District Foodbank is always looking for donations of food and other items.  Visit the website to find out how to help.

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We rely heavily on donations to keep our services running. We are in particular need of regular funding from individuals and businesses to help us expand our day centre to offer wider health, wellbeing and skills training services.

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