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St. Cuthbert's Church



Rev. Paul Boulter, Vicar of St. Cuthbert’s Church, Over Kellet
(& St. Paul’s Church, Caton with Littledale)

All are welcome to attend the 11.15am Services


1st Sunday - All Age Worship
2nd & 3rd Sunday - Holy Communion
4th & 5th Sunday - Morning Worship
 
Details of services are available in the Over Kellet View and Church noticeboard

Bible Study

A weekly Bible Study is held on Wednesday at 7.30pm in the committee room in the Village Hall.

Prayer Meeting

New room in church on Mondays at 10am.

Fish Club

This Sunday School (Fish Club) for primary school children meets in St Cuthbert’s Church at 10.30am before the All Age Service. Refreshments are served from 10.45am.

If you should have any questions about these, or any matter to do with St. Cuthbert’s Church, please contact the Churchwardens, Linda Thomas (738031) or Penny Burnside (884962), or Rev. Paul Boulter (770300)

Promoting a Safer Church

As a church we have adopted the House of Bishops ‘Promoting a Safer Church’ policy and the Parish Safeguarding Handbook (Adobe PDF ), incorporating the House of Bishop’s Safeguarding Policy and Practice Guidance.

Our PCC has formally adopted this and signed the Safeguarding Policy Statement Promoting a Safer Church. (Adobe PDF )

Details of our parish safeguarding officer can be found in the attached Safeguarding in our Parish – who’s who. (Adobe PDF )

We have also displayed the Promoting a Safer Church poster (Adobe PDF ) prominently within our church.

All those working with children and adults at risk have undergone safer recruitment, received safeguarding training and support.


Reporting a concern

Any safeguarding concerns in a parish should be brought to the attention of your local Parish Safeguarding Officer(s) (PSO) in the first instance, who can seek further advice from Sharon Hassall, the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser (DSA), as necessary.

Safeguarding concerns in a school/university/prison/healthcare setting should be raised with the relevant organisation's Safeguarding team. If the concern involves one of our chaplains, please also contact Sharon Hassall direct.

Sharon's contact details are:

Telephone: 01254 503070
Mobile: 07711 485170
Email: sharon.hassall@blackburn.anglican.org
Address: Diocese Offices, Clayton House, Walker Business Park, Blackburn, BB1 2Q

Links to the Diocesan Safeguarding Team can be found here:

https://www.blackburn.anglican.org/diocesan-safeguarding-team
https://www.blackburn.anglican.org/reporting-a-safeguarding-concern


Finding support

We understand reporting abuse may be very difficult and that not everyone may want to contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Team. Below is a list of other agencies that are available to assist either on a 24-hour basis or through specialist helplines and services:

NSPCC Child Protection Helpline: 0808 800 5000 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are worried about a child.

Child-line: 0800 1111 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are a child or young person and are worried about anything.

National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are experiencing domestic abuse.

Samaritans Helpline: 116 123 (open 24 hours). Phone if you feel you are struggling to cope and need someone to talk to.

Action on Elder Abuse Helpline: 0808 808 8141 (free phone Monday to Friday 9-5pm).


windowSt. Cuthbert's Church
       
is situated on the south side of the village on the Nether Kellet/Lancaster Road. There has been a church on this site since 1251 and the present building dates from the early C13th with additions made in C16th. The seating consists of 'box pews' which were fitted in 1819. The East Window, which fills the church with colour, even on a dull day, was installed in 1868 and makes a valuable contribution to the atmosphere of peace and calm which fills this ancient building. However, St. Cuthbert's is very much a church for the new millennium.
        Left: The East Window
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Over Kellet, Carnforth, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Last update:
15 November 2019