SAFEGUARDING

We in the Pearl Cluster of Churches are committed to ensuring that all the Parish Churches are a safe place for all. We have adopted the Church of England's policy on a Safer Church for Children and vulnerable adults.

Click here for the safety document.

Click here for more information from the Church of England on Safeguarding.

The Pearl Cluster of Churches are part of the Chelmsford Diocese, for further information about Safeguarding in the Diocese of Chelmsford, please click here.

For information about the Diocesan Safeguarding Team and Safeguarding contacts in the Diocese of Chelmsford, please click here. This page also includes contact details for Safeguarding organisations and charities.

Further information from the Church of England on Reporting and support.

If you believe that someone is in immediate risk of danger or harm, you should call 999 and ask for the Police.

For the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner page on protecting children and vulnerable people from harm please click here.

Below are the names and contact details of the Parish Safeguarding Officers for each of the churches

Reverend Ernie Guest, Safeguarding officer for All Saints South Fambridge

Contact details:

ernieguest@btinternet.com

01702 936584

Anne Hayes, Parish Safeguarding Officer for St Andrews Church Rochford.


Contact details: anne.hayes.ah@googlemail.com

Lynda Edmunds, Parish Safeguarding officer for All Saints Church Barling Magna.


Contact details: lyndaedmunds@hotmail.com

Mobile 07941521679

Landline 01702218249

Reverend Ernie Guest, Safeguarding officer for St Nicholas Canewdon

Contact details:

ernieguest@btinternet.com

01702 936584

Val Whittingham

Safe Guarding Officer

St Peters Paglesham


Contact details:

01702 258616

Reverend Ernie Guest, Safeguarding officer for St Andrews Ashingdon

Contact details:

ernieguest@btinternet.com

01702 936584

Janice Drewer, Parish Safeguarding Office St Nicholas Church Great Wakering.


Contact details:

01702 217095