From September 2014, the Revd Alan Jewell has been vicar. He was previously Team Rector in Halewood (in the Diocese of Liverpool).
You can contact him at the Vicarage, Stretton Road, Stretton, WA4 4NT. The phone number is (01925) 730 276
Coronavirus / Covid-19
To reduce social contact, the Government has ordered places of worship to close apart from certain exceptions (e.g. funerals). This means that there will be no public services at St Cross until further notice.
We will be live-streaming worship on the St Matthew’s church Facebook page (facebook.com/stmatthewschurchstretton)
The Revd Alan Jewell, Vicar
The Church of England offers guidance and support here.
We take our duty and obligation to safeguard and protect all people extremely seriously, and we have adopted the national Church of England’s robust safeguarding procedures and guidelines.
If you or anyone you are in contact with would like to talk with someone independently, please call the Safe Spaces helpline on 0300 303 1056 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, you may contact the Parish Safeguarding Officer David Wheeler, or the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser in the Diocese of Chester, via email or phone: 07703 800031.
Statement on publication of IICSA
|The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, IICSA, has published its overarching investigation report into the Anglican Church in England and Wales, based on the main public hearing in July 2019.|
The 154-page report makes eight principal recommendations about a range of issues including the Church’s response to victims and survivors.The Bishop of Chester, Mark Tanner, issued this statement following the publication.
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