SafeguardingSafeguarding our children and young people, as well as vulnerable adults, is an essential element of what it means to be church. All our churches have safeguarding policies and take the recruitment and training of those working with vulnerable people seriously. For those in leadership roles, that means the appropriate CRB checks. For those in supporting roles, all are now required by the Methodist Connexion to have undertaken the "Creating Safer Space" training, which is designed to raise awareness of the importance of safeguarding and the issues involved.

These pages contain a variety of useful material, including the powerpoint slides from the "Creating Safer Space" presentation, the safeguarding contact in each church, who, along with the minister, is generally the first point of contact for any safeguarding concern, and other items which might be of interest.

Our Circuit Safeguarding Officer, who can always be contacted should you have any queries, is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


ChurchSafeguarding Contact
Blackbird Leys
Bladon Phil and Alicia Rumsby
Chalgrove Pippa Read
Cowley Road Brian Stepney
Great Milton Pippa Read
Kennington Jim Biggin
Kidlington Malcolm Bromhall
Lime Walk Jean Kelly
Rose Hill Jeremy Dawe
Tackley Alison Matthews
Watlington Pippa Read
Wesley Memorial Colin Saunders
Woodstock Ann Leck


Creating Safer Space Handbook
Creating Safer Space Presentation
Creating Safer Space Case Studies



Future training sessions

The next training session has yet to be confirmed.

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