Classis Grand Rapids East is searching for a Safe Church Team Leader. Learn more!
October Safe Church Webinar: Faith Leaders and a Coordinated Community Response to Domestic Violence
October Safe Church Webinar is all about how faith leaders can work together with social services in a coordinated community response to domestic abuse.
Virtual Safe Church Workshop: Restorative Practices with Classis Rocky Mountain (Oct. 26 from 7 to 9 pm MST)
In this workshop, participants will experience the history and framework of restorative practices, and how to integrate them in a church setting.
Watch this conversation with Dr. Dawn Gibson and Pastor Anthony Gibson on Trauma-Informed Congregations.
Safe Church Ministry is hosting a virtual book study open to all interested in learning more about creating a TOV (good) culture in our churches!
Watch this webinar, which explores the following aspects of the framework for restorative practices: continuum of practices, practice domains, fair process, and the compass of shame.
Position opening for Classis Lake Erie Safe Church and Disability Concerns Coordinator with a $1,500 annual stipend.
Here is a list of basic of resources and ways you can stay connected to Safe Church Ministry for up-to-date information.
This webinar explored why restorative practices are worth it in the aftermath of COVID, helped define following aspects of the framework for restorative practices: continuum of practices, practice domains, fair process, and the compass of shame.
This free 90-minute webinar will help faith communities identify the signs of abuse of power and offer a roadmap for church renewal.
This webinar will explore biblical perspectives on human dignity and reflect on what it means to live out this truth in our church life together.
In these webinars, we will hear from a variety of people that will inspire us to wonder together at how we can create healthy and safe cultures in our congregations and communities.
Join us in thanking our many Safe Church volunteers, and find out how you can get started volunteering with us today!
Resources for Abuse Awareness Sunday 2021 "Safe Church Ministry: Not Just a Policy, a Way of Being the Church." Includes a sermon starter, prayers and song suggestions along with ideas for moving beyond policy to become a safer church.
Several resources on how to preach on the topic of domestic violence, things to keep in mind, and samples of sermons from Sojourners 100 sermons.
The Classis Huron Safe Church Conference moved online this year and they chose the production Unmute as a way to engage in meaningful discussion on gender-based violence.
A description of restorative justice or restorative practices without a sea of definitions, paradigm shifts and anecdotes: a restorative gift.
It's challenging to navigate making church safe for all members, specifically when dealing with someone who is a sexual offender. This is the journey of one church that dealt with this question.
Safe Church Ministry is excited to welcome Dr. Amanda Benkhuysen as the new director.