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Everyone in the Mersey Synod strives to safeguard children, young people and adults at risk – recognising that safeguarding is a whole church responsibility. 

Hopefully, you will find this section useful and informative and will support you in strengthening all safeguarding processes.

If you have any queries or concerns, please contact the Synod Safeguarding Adviser Julie Rafferty (

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