Our churches take their responsibilities towards safeguarding very seriously, and the incumbent, wardens and respective PCCs have paid due regard to safeguarding policy and practice guidance issued by the House of Bishops’ ‘Promoting a Safer Church; safeguarding policy statement’Thurleigh United Church, our Anglican-Baptist Local Ecumenical Project, also follows the Church of England's safeguarding policies and procedures. We ensure that all our officers receive appropriate and up-to-date training and have completed a programme of DBS checking in line with Diocesan recommendations.

If you have any concerns please contact any of the following trained church officers. 

Priest in Charge:  Revd Peter Kay - 01234 918027


Milton Ernest : Vacancy

Pavenham: Vacancy  

Thurleigh: Richard Singleton randlsingleton at 01234 771952

Safeguarding Officers:   

Milton Ernest: Lynne Quarmby 07952 424981 or Click here to email

Pavenham: Vacancy - Contact the vicar on 01234 918027 or Click here to email

Thurleigh Lindsay Fraser Click here to email

Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser:  

Jez Hirst  01727 818107 | 07867 350886  safeguarding at

Bedford Borough Multi Agency Support Hub: 01234 718700    0300 300 8123

A copy of the Parish Safeguarding Handbook is available on request.