SafeguardingThe Methodist Church in Britain has published the report of an independent review of past safeguarding cases related to the Church from 1950 to 2014.

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"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 


Safeguarding News Update

  • NEW: Safeguarding Records: Joint Practice Guidance for the Church of England and the Methodist Church - Recently approved by the Methodist Council, Jan 2015

Past Cases Review


Recruitment and Verifiers

Training - Creating Safer Spaces

District Safeguarding Contacts


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Connexional Safeguarding Team

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The Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre is dedicated to eradicating the sexual abuse of children. That means we are part of UK policing and very much about tracking and bringing offenders to account either directly or in partnership with local and international forces. is a useful website for anyone with concerns about child sexual abuse. The Stop it Now! campaign operates a confidential freephone helpline for any adult with concerns including those worried about the sexual behaviour or another adult towards
children, those worried about their own thoughts or behaviour towards children and those concerned about the worrying sexual behaviour of a child or young person. is a child sexual abuse prevention and awareness website which helps parents and carers do the best they can to protect their children from sexual abuse. The site is a useful resource of information, guidance and resources.