Safeguarding - Creating Safer Space

Welcome to the Safeguarding pages of the East Anglia District website.

The District Safeguarding Officer is Neil van Holland. Neil can be contacted by clicking here to email him or you can phone him on 07787 225 230.

If you believe someone is in immediate danger call the Emergency Services on 999 or 101.

We are here to support and help keep everyone safe in our churches.


Please use the tabs above to find other information.

Connexional Audit of Safeguarding in the District - read the full report here

Safeguarding Forum

The next Forum is on Monday 13th May at 7pm. We will be looking at part 3 of the God Welcomes All study guide followed by an open floor discussion and Q and A.

Activity Risk Assessments

It is a requirement in the policies of the Methodist Church that all activities have an up to date Activity Risk Assessment. There is an example here and a template for your own use here. Please contact Neil if you need further support with this.

GDPR: Privacy Notices

Link to Privacy Notices: here


Click here for The Methodist Church’s Connexional Safeguarding information.

Contact Info

(Please contact Danielle Gravestock/The District Office only for matters that relate to the Methodist District. For Local Church or Circuit matters please contact the people on the individual Circuit and Church pages.)

01603 625765

Danielle Gravestock

The District Office
Chapel Field Road Methodist Church

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