The Methodist Church in Britain to take major steps in safeguarding children and vulnerable adults

“The Past Cases Review has undoubtedly been a wake-up call for the Church, and one we cannot ignore” said Revd Owen. “The recommendations of the report are many and wide-ranging but at the heart of it all lies the need to bring about significant cultural change. Safeguarding is not just something that is done by specialists. It cannot be reduced to criminal records checks and staff training programmes. Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility and each one of us has a duty to do what we can to make the Church a safe place for everyone.”  See the Full Article Here.