Safe guarding | Farlam Church

Safeguarding and the Church

Safeguarding in the Parish of St Thomas a Becket’s, Farlam

The Parish of St Thomas a Becket’s, Farlam
has adopted the Church’s policy (Promoting a Safer Church) that puts children, young people & vulnerable adults at the centre of our concerns, and we have adopted the safeguarding policy and guidance agreed by the House of Bishops.

Churchwarden/other for PCC

Who’s Who in our Parish?

Our Vicar

Revd Edward Johnsen 01228 670 248 (

Our Churchwardens

Mr Timothy Arndt 016977 46942
Mr Angus Murray 016977 46400

Our Parish Safeguarding Officer (for safeguarding concerns in respect of children or vulnerable adults)

Mrs Linda Murphy 016977 46301

Who else can be contacted in an emergency?

Our Diocesan Safeguarding Officer (DSO) is Charles Proctor ( 07458 0168840)

Children – Children’s Services on 0333 240 1727

Vulnerable Adults – our local Adult Social Services Office on 0300 303 3249 (

The safeguarding policy and handbook can be down loaded as PDF versions from the links below.