Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults
If you have a concern about the safety of someone or the actions of someone working with children or vulnerable adults, please speak to someone.
The Parish Safeguarding representative for Plympton St Mary’s is Mr Sam Snelling who can be contacted by telephone 07841 018135 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Diocesan Safeguarding Team’s contact details can be found at – https://exeter.anglican.org/resources/safeguarding/safeguarding-team/ The Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser is Charles Pitman, telephone: 01392 345909
If you are a young person and you feel unhappy about something happening to you, you can call Childline on 0800 11 11
Other support agencies include:
Plymouth Children’s Services 01752 308600
Out of hours 01752 346784
Plymouth Adult Services 01752 668000
Out of hours: 01752 346984
Plymouth Domestic Abuse Service 01752 252033
Rape crisis 0808 802 9999
NSPCC 0800 389 5344
Childline http://www.childline.org.uk 0800 1111
The Parochial Church Council has formally adopted and fully implements the Church of England and Exeter Diocesan Safeguarding Policy for Children, Young People and Adults published October 2017.
A link to the policy can be found here: Diocesan-Safeguarding-Policy-Statement-2017 (3)
Any applicant wishing to help or work with any of our church groups, whether paid or voluntary, may be asked to agree to an Enhanced Plus check with the National Disclosure & Barring Service
Plympton Team Ministry (St Mary’s and St Maurice Churches) GDPR Privacy Statement is available here (click link)
Plympton St Mary Electoral Roll privacy notice is available here (click link)
Covid-19 Test and Trace
In line with Government guidance, we are asking everyone who attends St Mary’s church to register their name and contact telephone number in case it is requested by NHS Test and Trace. Our Covid-19 Privacy Notice can be read here:
PLYMPTON TEAM MINISTRY
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 12th July 2020
Our churches are now permitted to open for individual prayer and public worship.
Opening times are limited due to the restrictions required by the Church of England and the Government.
From 12th July 2020, service and opening times will be:
8.30 am Morning Prayer, St Maurice Church, Church Road, Plympton
5.30 pm Evening Prayer, St Mary’s Church, Market Road, Plympton
6.30 pm Eucharist, St Mary’s Church, Market Road, Plympton
10.00 am Eucharist, St Maurice Church, Church Road, Plympton
2.00 pm to 4.00 pm Individual Prayer, St Mary’s Church, Market Road, Plympton
10.30 am to 12.30 pm Individual Prayer, St Maurice Church, Church Road, Plympton
Please note, access to the churches outside these times is not permitted. Times may change at short notice in response to a change in the government advice.
The latest advice for churches can be viewed by following this link: www.churchofengland.org/more/media-centre/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-churches
Please check our Facebook page – St Mary’s Church Plympton for further information.
For urgent pastoral matters, please telephone 01752 658762, for other queries, please email email@example.com
The Risk Assessment for opening the church can be found by clicking here: Phase 2 Church reopening COVID Risk Assessment (HSE Format)
Our Sunday Eucharist is being live streamed via Zoom, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for the code each week
***NEW PAGE – Our COVID-19 page has links and resources to support you whilst the buildings are closed
Details of collections for the Plympton Team Ministry Community Foodbank can be found below:
Please help raise extra funds for St Mary’s Church with your on-line shopping:
Team Rector Preb Robert Harris and Churchwarden Phil Smith receiving a cheque from the Co-op as part of their Community Grant scheme. This will go towards improving and upgrading the facilities in St Mary’s church hall. Thank you to the Co-op and to all those who supported St Mary’s through their membership.