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We are the Church of England in and around Shaftesbury in Dorset, serving the community and serving Jesus where we are. The church is about people and faith and we know you will find a warm open welcome at all the churches in our team whether you are a visitor, a local or someone just looking for the deeper meaning of life.
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    ShaftesburyCofESunday, April 5th, 2020 at 12:09pm
    Given the current situation, looking after our mental health has never been more important - that's why we've updated our mental health reflections booklet with new prayers, tips and habits to help you find calm in these uncertain times. Download it here:
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    ShaftesburyCofESunday, April 5th, 2020 at 8:54am
    Welcome to our service for Palm Sunday. The service will begin at 10am. As we prepare ourselves to worship, we have some music recorded for us by David Grierson - I hope you can hear it OK!
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    ShaftesburyCofEFriday, April 3rd, 2020 at 8:58am
    We have a full programme of live-streamed services for Holy Week & Easter. Do join us as we continue to worship together. Follow the link for full details of dates and times: https://shaftesburycofe.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Holy-Week-Services-Poster-2.pdf

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    Safeguarding

    The Churches of the Shaftesbury Team Ministry take our responsibilities surrounding the safeguarding of children, young people, and adults who may be at risk very seriously, and work in partnership with the Diocese of Salisbury to ensure that we work in accordance with best practice at all times. You can view our safeguarding policy here and you can find out more about the national policies and procedures at www.churchofengland.org/safeguarding

    If you have any safeguarding concerns or questions then you can contact any of the Team clergy. The Revd Helen Dawes, Team Rector, can be contacted on 01747 850589 or by email to helen@ShaftesburyCofE.org.uk and all the clergy contact details are here. Alternatively you can contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser on 07500 664800 or by email to heather.bland@salisbury.anglican.org  You can also find useful contact information at www.salisbury.anglican.org/parishes/safeguarding