We are always happy to hear from you and will do our best to answer any questions you may have.
Contact details for the benefice of Yarnton with Begbroke and Shipton-on-Cherwell can be found here.
Parish Safeguarding Officers, helpful contacts, and the diocesan safeguarding handbook can be found on this page.
The first point of contact for Woodstock and Bladon churches is our church office.
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9:30am-11.30am
For pastoral matters and services such as weddings, baptisms and funerals
please contact the clergy team (details below or via Clergy Secretary above).
For church buildings, venue bookings, concerts and practical matters
please contact the church wardens (details below).
The clergy team
Sarah Forshaw (click for email contact)
Elizabeth Fendius 01993 357089
If a child or Adult is in immediate danger or requires medical attention call 999.
If there are immediate concerns about welfare call: 0345 050 7666 (Adult and Children’s social care) or out of hours: the emergency duty team on 0800 83340.
Please also inform our Parish Safeguarding Officers.
We understand reporting abuse may be very difficult and distressing to you and it may add to your hurt by our not being able to immediately assist you. Therefore here are the contact details of other agencies that are available to assist either on a 24-hour basis or through specialist helplines and services:
NSPCC Child Protection Helpline: 0808 800 5000 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are worried about a child.
Child-line: 0800 1111 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are a child or young person and are worried about anything.
National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are experiencing domestic abuse.
Samaritans Helpline: 116 123 (open 24 hours). Phone if you feel you are struggling to cope and need someone to talk to.
Action on Elder Abuse Helpline: 080 8808 8141 ( free phone Monday to Friday 9-5pm).
The National Safeguarding Team: firstname.lastname@example.org