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Peterborough Diocese takes safeguarding children and vulnerable adults very seriously. Every parish or benefice has a named Safeguarding Officer whose responsibilities include ensuring that everyone who has significant contact with children is properly checked and monitored.
Alan Kent is the Safeguarding Officer for St.Michael's, Bugbrooke.
and St.Peter and St.Paul's, Rothersthorpe.
He can be contacted on
Penny Dickens is the Safeguarding Officer for All Saints, Harpole.
She can be contacted on
The Diocese works closely with the police and social services when specific concerns
about children or vulnerable adults arise.
Our Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser,
Bev Huff may be contacted at
The Diocesan Office,
The Palace, Peterborough PE1 1YB
01733 887040 (direct line)
01733 887027 (Sharon Welbourne, Safeguarding Assistant)
The RECTOR may be contacted at tel. nos.
Land Line: 01604 831621
srjfrench at hotmail dot co dot uk
The Revd. Stephen R.J.French,
The Rectory, Church Lane,
Follow the link to our safeguarding website to find out more.
Church Policy is described in a document
that may be read here
Promoting a Safer Church
Archbishop of York welcomes 'fourth House' website built by survivors
BY FRANCIS MARTIN AND HATTIE WILLIAMS 28 APRIL 2022
A NEW website has been created by two
survivors of clerical abuse to support other
survivors and inform Church of England bishops,
dioceses, and the National Safeguarding Team.
The website, houseofsurvivors.org, which went
live last Friday, collates guides, books,
newspaper articles, documentaries, survivor
initiatives, papers, and reviews.
The name alludes to the General Synod's
Houses of Bishops, Clergy, and Laity.
The website states: "A fourth House exists, long
unrecognised, which has done more to drive
necessary change in the Church's structures
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● 1. Lift Your Voices
Sunday (5th September) sees the reintroduction of
singing in our worship! However, if you still feel a
little tentative about the experience please do not
feel at all inhibited by wearing a mask.
● 2. Invitation to the Table
At Communion I will be inviting people to come
forward to receive the 'Bread and Wine' together,
which will be the first time since March 2020.
If you do not wish to receive the Bread and Wine
this way, please continue to bring your own
'Bread and Wine!'
● 3. News for the Pews
'News for the Pews', hardcopies available in each
of the four Churches.
Permanent service sheets also available.
● 4. Church Opening
The jury is still out about opening the Churches
during the day! Watch this space!
● 5. Private Prayer at St. Michaels'
a change of time from 10am to 11am
● 6. Monday Nights
6:30pm B.C.P. Communion
First Sunday in the Month :- Bugbrooke
Second Sunday in the Month :- Harpole
Third Sunday in the Month :- Kislingbury
Fourth Sunday in the Month :- Rothersthorpe
Grace and Peace
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Church of England
are grouped together, forming a Benefice, located in South Northamptonshire and in the Diocese of Peterborough.
We hope, in the following pages, to provide all the information you may need to find and share with us.
We believe that God has begun to bring His Kingdom on earth, as it is in Heaven. Please join us,in prayer, asking that we might see more.
Now that the church buildings can be re-opened following the Coronavirus (COVID-19) problems,
we look forward to welcoming you to join a service of worship
or one of our many regular events.
St.Michael and All Angels, Bugbrooke
All Saints, Harpole
19 Therefore go
disciples of all
in the name of
the Father and
of the Son and
20 and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age."