The CRC has encouraged each classis to have a Safe Church Team and each church to have a representative on that team. Here are some helpful resources for these teams and representatives!
The Advisory Panel Process: A Guide for Church Councils on Responding to Allegations of Abuse by Church Leaders
The Advisory Panel Process has been put in place to support Christian Reformed congregations in responding to church leader misconduct.
Sample letters for pastors, churches, and prospective Safe Team Members to be used for Classis Safe Church Team recruiting.
Sample bulletin announcements for recruiting members for a classis Safe Church Team.
This document includes all the steps, approximate costs and the organizational structure of a Safe Church Team.