Scartho Methodist Church fully endorses the polices of the national Methodist Church regarding the safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults.
The aim of the Methodist Church Safeguarding policy is to create Christian communities of love and care, where good practice in this area becomes a way of life.
To enable churches to achieve the above aim, the Methodist church regularly reviews its policy and procedures in light of legislation and goverment guidance.
To see or download copies of the latest policy and guidelines (updated Oct 2019) click here.
“There is a growing understanding that protecting children, young people and vulnerable adults is at the core of our faith. Safeguarding is about creating churches that are a safe space for everyone; a space where children can flourish and adults can live up to their potential. It is about enabling everyone to come to Jesus without stumbling blocks of abuse, ignorance, fear, compassion fatigue or the failure to recognise the experiences that so many carry within our communities."
Elizabeth Hall, Former Safeguarding Advisor, Methodist Church in Britain