Our churches and communities would be safer if every church and every classis had a safe church team, people paying attention to abuse prevention and response. So, how do we get there?
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Highlights from the 2020 Inter-Classis Safe Church event in Waterloo Ontario. Thanks to all the presenters who generously shared information from their presentations!
In this webinar, we explored the theme of creating a Safe Church team. You'll find many great resources to support you in developing your Safe Church team!
Safe Church seems to have received a lot of attention in recent years, in part due to the #MeToo movement. Many people are surprised to find out that it has a much longer history.
Are you aware of how prevalent teen dating violence is? Educate yourself about the warning signs and ways to get help.
This is more than a “special offering” Sunday. It’s an opportunity to bring an issue out into the light that too often remains hidden.
In a powerful blog, Hilary Jerome Scarsella reflects on what she has experienced and witnessed in the years following her sexual assault on the campus of her seminary.
Why does our classis need a safe church team? What does a classis safe church team do? How does the team work, and who leads it? This article helps answer those questions.
Why does our congregation need a safe church team? What does the team do? How can a safe church team benefit our church? This article helps answer those questions.
April is designated Sexual Assault Awareness Month in the U.S. and in many Canadian provinces. In addition, April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month in the U.S. What can we learn and do in April to end sexual abuse in our churches and communities?
Whenever a church member or leader is accused and arrested for a criminal sexual offense, there are serious repercussions in the entire community, both in and outside the church.
Across the Body of Christ, fellow sisters and brothers are speaking up against abuse, sharing stories, and seeking to follow Jesus' way in creating and sustaining safe places for all!