Welcome!

Coronavirus situation

ALL PUBLIC WORSHIP IS SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE BUT THE CHURCH IS STILL HERE FOR YOU

• Church is open on Sunday 9.00am-12noon for private prayer.

Our church is open for private prayer and reflection. There are prayer resources, candles to light and peace and calm.

PLEASE FOLLOW STRICT SPATIAL DISTANCING ADVICE.

• You can contact the vicar on 0116 348 6896 or email vicar@stmichaelsthurmaston.org for pastoral care, prayer or practical support.

• We are not able to visit the housebound or vulnerable groups but we can speak with you on the phone.

• The Clergy and ministers are praying daily for each of you. You can join us in prayer using the resources in church or on our website.

Safeguarding

The parish of Thurmaston, St Michael & All Angels is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer (PSO). The Diocese of Leicester’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSO. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.

If you have a safeguarding concern, then please contact our Parish Safeguarding Officer; or you can contact the Vicar.

Parish Safeguarding Officer: John Hewer – email johndhewer@aol.com / phone 0116 269 7778 / 07793 069000

Vicar: Rev Tim Day – email vicar@stmichaelsthurmaston.org / phone 0116 348 6896

If you wish to speak to the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor, or to someone outside the church, their contact details are available on the Safeguarding page of the Diocese of Leicester website.

If you have concerns about the immediate safety of someone please do not delay in calling the Police on 999 or contacting Children’s or Adult Services at the local authority:

Leicester City – Children’s Services 0116 454 1004 (office hours) / 0116 454 1004 (out of hours)

Leicester City – Adult Services 0116 454 1004 (office hours) / 0116 255 1606 (out of hours)

Leicestershire County – Children’s Services 0116 305 0005 (office hours) / 0116 305 0005 (out of hours)

Leicestershire County – Adult Services 0116 305 0004 (office hours) / 0116 255 1606 (out of hours)