Welcome to Stoke St Michael's Church

The Heart of the Community

St Michael's is an Anglican church that has been the heart of the community in Stoke since it's foundation in 12th Century by the Earl of Chester, the nephew of William the Conqueror.

We are committed to loving God, learning His ways and living for others. We want to invite you to join us; for worship, for prayer, for friendship or simply a chance to take a break from the hustle and bustle of city life.

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE

Following Government advice, as of 1st August 2020, we are now open for Holy Communion on a Sunday at 8.00 am and 11.00 am and on a Wednesday at 10.00 am. Anyone attending these services will be required to wear a face mask.

For the latest updates and links to online services from St Michael's please see the following dedicated page here.

We are taking the difficult decision however to continue to suspend most of our group gatherings.

Church groups, such as Lunch Clubs, Mother's Union, Youth Group, Mike's Tikes, House Groups and any other meetings that involve social gatherings or large group gatherings are also currently suspended.

Furthermore the availability of hiring of our Church Centre to individuals will be withdrawn until further notice.

We will continue to monitor Government and Church of England advice on when we will be able to meet again and will ensure we keep you informed through our website and social media platforms.

If you are aware of someone who doesn't have access to our website or social media but feel they would need / like to be kept informed, please contact us through our contact us page or call us on 02476443691.

Our church is a family church and all are welcome to come and be part of our family where, as Disciples of Christ, we seek to know Him more and make Him known. There is much on offer, for all people, and we're excited by all that God is doing among us in this part of Coventry. Come and see.

Safeguarding

At St Michael's we're committed to the Coventry Diocese Safeguarding Policy and take our Safeguarding responsibility seriously. For more information on the diocese safeguarding policy please click this link to load the policy document.

You can also find out more information on safeguarding at Coventry Diocese and what training is available here

If you have any safeguarding concerns, please contact our Parish Safeguarding Officer, Dawn Corkish, via email using this link

For more information or to contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Team please call 024 7652 1345.

Past Cases Review

In 2007, the Church of England commissioned a Past Case Review which sought to look at the handling by the church of child protection cases over many years.

All dioceses have now been asked to re-examine and extend the review (PCR2). The House of Bishops wants to ensure that our churches and church related activities are as safe as possible for children and vulnerable adults.

Please note the following letter from Bishop Christopher for information on what we're doing at St Michael's and across the Coventry Diocese.

If you any concerns regarding the safeguarding review, please contact Rev Claire, via email using this link.

More information is also available on the Coventry Diocese Safeguarding pages, under the Past Cases Review 2 pages.