Presbytery Mailing 28/06/2024

Contents of Mailing:
Safeguarding Training
Crossreach Update

Please find below a number of relevant pieces of information for distribution and consideration by Presbyters.

I am pleased to announce several upcoming Safeguarding Training sessions:

In-Person Trustee Safeguarding Training

  • Date: Monday, 1st July
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Location: St. Andrew's Church, Inverurie
  • Delivered by: Natasha Hepburn and Fiona Wilson (TT)

Zoom Trustee Safeguarding Training

  • Date: Wednesday, 17th July
  • Time: 2 pm
  • Delivered by: Rev. Julia Meason
  • Register here

Zoom Introductory Safeguarding Training

  • Date: Wednesday 24th July
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Delivered by: Natasha Hepburn
  • Register here

Zoom Advanced Safeguarding Training

  • Date: Wednesday, 31st July
  • Time: 2:00 PM
  • Delivered by: Rev. Julia Meason
  • Register here

For the in-person session on 1st July, you may also contact me directly:

Natasha Hepburn


Mobile: 07539871589

We look forward to your participation in these important training sessions.

I am also writing to inform you about an upcoming Trustee Safeguarding Training session that will be held at St. Andrew’s Church of Scotland in Inverurie. This training is crucial for all trustees to ensure compliance and readiness in safeguarding practices within our congregation.

Training Details:

Date:                1st July 2024

Time:               7 pm-9.30 pm

Location:          St. Andrew’s Church of Scotland, Inverurie

Trainer:            Natasha Hepburn, Safeguarding Presbytery Contact


Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the training begins to sign in and settle in comfortably.


To ensure adequate preparation, please confirm your attendance by Friday 28th June 2024 to

Crossreach have prepared an update to be shared with Presbyteries. This highlights some the activity that CrossReach was involved in and there is a section at the end which lists the CrossReach services that currently exist within your area.

The update can be viewed here: