This webinar will explore why restorative practices are worth it today and will define the following vital aspects of the framework for restorative practices: continuum of practices, practice domains, 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.
God has blessed Safe Church Ministry, and Safe Church has blessed individuals, congregations, and classes, even during a pandemic. Join in the blessings, support Safe Church Ministry in 2020.
As a community we are marking the #16daysof activism against gender-based violence with in a series of events that have been planned by the CRCNA. Join us in this conversation.
Safe Church training tools for safe church teams, ministry leaders, and anyone who wants to learn more about safe church ministry
MCC (Mennonite Central Committee) is offering a series of webinars this month on domestic abuse that offer awareness and education on this topic.
On October 28th, 2020 Safe Church Ministry hosted a webinar with guest speaker Dr. Diane Langberg, author of Redeeming Power: Understanding Authority and Abuse in the Church. The recording is now available.