As a parish we are committed to helping everyone learn and worship in a safe environment. We have adopted the safeguarding policy and procedures of Southwark Diocese, ‘A Safe Church’. This includes these policies:



Our recruitment process for those working with children, young people, or vulnerable adults includes DBS check, references, and induction. The PCC reviews our practices on a regular basis to ensure that we comply with our Safeguarding policy.


Our Safeguarding officer

Karen Warman


Parish Safeguarding Adviser

St John the Divine



Team Vicar
Revd Alison Judge
020 8616 5794


Pamela Chisholm, Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser
020 7939 9423 / 07982 279713

To contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser
out or hours: 020 3874 6743


Local Authority Social Services

Merton 020 8274 4901