If you want to worship in glorious Savernake Forest, St Katharine’s Church is for you! We welcome everyone, regardless of background or culture, offering a mix of services with an emphasis on traditional forms. We enjoy a reputation for staging high-quality festivals that are open to all and look to provide services in fresh ways, such as Celtic Evensongs.
St Katharine’s Church takes its responsibilities surrounding safeguarding very seriously and is compliant with the Church of England’s Safeguarding Policies and Guidelines that can be found here: https://www.churchofengland.org/safeguarding/promoting-safer-church-safeguarding
Our Parish Safeguarding Policy can be downloaded and viewed below – see page 4
The Savernake Team
St Katharine’s Church is part of the Savernake Team, a grouping of 11 village parishes in the beautiful countryside in North East Wiltshire. We are part of the Deanery of Pewsey in the Diocese of Salisbury, England. You can find more information about the Savernake Team here
If you have any Safeguarding questions or concerns you can directly contact our Team Safeguarding Officer, Eileen Devenish on 07774679468 email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, you can contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers Suzy Futcher on 07500 664800 email: email@example.com or Jeremy Carter on 07469 857888 email: firstname.lastname@example.org. An external Safeguarding service provider thirtyone:eight provides out of hours cover from 5pm on a Friday until 8am the following Monday – Tel 0303 0031111 (24/7)
Full guidance regarding COVID-19 from the Church of England can be found on their website here.
Please keep in touch with the community at this time by phoning or emailing each other or by joining the St Katharine’s and Pewsey Deanery Facebook pages. Pewsey Deanery Facebook page, St Katharine’s Facebook page.
You can also sign up for the Pewsey Deanery prayer emails by contacting them at email@example.com
St Katharine’s Church is open daily for private prayer and some services.