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Children at Hope Church

Hop along to FROG squad
hopping frog During the normal Sunday morning service the children stay in for the first part of the service for worship and communion and then go to FROG squad.

Frog squad is available for all children between the ages of 3 and 11.

Fully Reliant On God
a teddy bear A creche is provided for the under 3's.

During the sermon the young children and babies are entertained, play games, sing songs and learn about God.

This hopefully may entertain them for at least part of the service on a Sunday morning.

What we do at FROG squad:
We usually start off as one big group and have fun singing songs and playing games. We then split into two age groups; 3 - 7 year olds and 8 - 11 year olds. In our groups we read a bible story, talk about God  and do creative activities to help us remember what we've learnt.

Child Protection

Hope Church
regards child protection and good working practice as a priority. In the interests of the safety and well being of all children and young people, it has developed and operates a formal child protection policy, which is registered with the Churches’ Child Protection Advisory Service.

The church is committed to ensuring that everyone working with children or young people:
  • has undergone a Criminal Records Bureau check at enhanced level,
  • is adequately trained and supervised,
  • understands and follows the church’s child protection policy.

The child protection policy may be viewed and/or a copy obtained from either of the Child Protection Co-ordinators or by e-mailing info@hopechurchbangor.org.

As part of this church’s commitment to children and young people it has appointed Bryony Mundy as Child Protection Co-ordinator and Magali Roberts as Deputy Child Protection Co-ordinator. All the children and young people involved in activities within the church know who they are and how they can be contacted.

Should the church have any child protection concerns it will seek the advice of the Churches’ Child Protection Advisory Service and if appropriate contact the statutory authorities.
Hope Church Bangor
  • recognises that child protection is everyone’s responsibility.
  • is committed to supporting parents and families.
  • recognises the unique and individual worth of each child.
  • is committed to nurturing, protecting and safeguarding children and young people.
  • exercises care in the appointment of all those working with children and young people in the church, working to ‘Safe from Harm’ principles.
  • is committed to following statutory and specialist guidelines in working with children and young people.
  • seeks to support all those affected by abuse.
  • is committed to supporting, training and resourcing those who work with children and young people and provide regular supervision.
  • is committed to the management and supervision of known offenders in the church.
  • will review its child protection policy annually and register it with CCPAS.
If you have any concerns for a child or in relation to any child protection matter then please speak to one of the Child Protection Co-ordinators.

Further details about child protection policies, training in child protection, the Criminal Records Bureau and the quality assurance review can be obtained from the Churches Child Protection Advisory Service, P O Box 133, Swanley, Kent BR8 7UQ telephone 0845 120 4550. Email info@ccpas.co.uk Web: www.ccpas.co.uk

© 2003 Churches’ Child Protection Advisory Service

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