At Living Water Arabic Church, we are committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children, young people and adults. This page provides details of people you can get in touch with if you have any questions or concerns about safeguarding in this church.

Church Safeguarding team:

Safeguarding Officer:

Samuel Benjamin, 39 Linacre Road, Willesden NW2 5AY                      020 84516558    07961137163

Children’s Champion:

Mervat Metry, 22 Gosling Close, Greenford, Middlesex UB6 9UE           020 8813 0162      07723 095563


If you have any queries or concerns, please contact our minister, in the first instance, on or by ringing 07971257287.

Commissioned Lay Ministers

Our commissioned lay ministers are Dr Adel Ekladios and Samir Suliman. They can also be contacted by going through Rev’d Sameh Metry, whose details are above. If you would prefer to contact someone else, please use the diocesan contact details below.

Diocesan Safeguarding officer

Annette Gordon Tel 020 7932 1124 or email


Other helpful contact details

You can also get help with child and adult safeguarding issues using the contact details below:

  • NSPCC Child Protection Helpline: 0808 800 5000 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are worried about a child.
  • Child-line: 0800 1111 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are a child or young person and are worried about anything.
  • National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are experiencing domestic abuse.
  • Samaritans Helpline: 116 123 (open 24 hours). Phone if you feel you are struggling to cope and need someone to talk to.
  • Action on Elder Abuse Helpline: 080 8808 8141 (free phone Monday to Friday 9- 5pm).

The Church’s current safeguarding policy can be found below:
Safeguarding Policy 2019


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