Community Action

Prayer for those Affected by the Floods

Merciful God,

Who has shown to humanity your grace by the story of the safe delivery of Noah's family through the flood:

Look kindly upon all those who have lost much in our area because of the flooding;

May they know your comfort and provision, 

That in their time of need 

You are with them

As you are with us in Jesus Christ, our Emmanuel,

Amen.

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If you would like to support financially those in need by the floods, please consider giving towards our Hardship Fund.


Helping those in Need:

In the Benefice we are strongly connected to many charities, both Local, National and International. There are 3 that we are particularly linked to within the Benefice:

  • The Besom Project: providing a bridge in Witney between those who want to give and those in need https://www.witneybesom.org/
  • Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust: HART is a small organisation whose CEO worships with us, supporting local partners in 8 countries with no international attention nor outside help https://www.hart-uk.org/
  • Open Doors: an international charity based in Witney which serves persecuted Christians around the world https://www.opendoorsuk.org/

Community Action

Safeguarding: who to contact in an emergency

If a child or adult is in immediate danger or requires immediate medical attention, call the emergency services on 999. If there are concerns about their immediate welfare, don’t delay: call Children and Adult’s Social care on 0345 050 7666 or the MASH Out of Hours Emergency Duty Team: 0800 833408

Also please inform your Parish Safeguarding officer, Alison, on 07884 074812 or her Deputy, Ness, on 07774 524756 or Pauline on 01993 648136 that you have contacted them.

Safeguarding: who to contact with concerns

For all safeguarding concerns please immediately inform your Parish Safeguarding Officer, Alison, on 07884 074812 or her Deputy, Ness, on 07774524756 or Pauline on 01993 648136. You can also email concerns to safeguarding@witneyparish.org.uk

If you need to contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Team on 01865 208295 or Richard Woodley on 07391 868478 or Lisa Wilkins can be reached via lisa.wilkins@oxford.anglican.org or 07341 866832.

Year Review

The Year Review contains reports from all the churches in the benefice and many of the activities that take place. Year review 2019 with cover

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