What language and labels are we using in our churches? By our words, do we extend grace and mercy to all people? Or do we label them by what they have done?
This brochure asks the question: "How can a church minister to those with a criminal sexual history and still be safe?"
How can a church maintain a safe environment and also welcome criminal sexual offenders? This webinar will help answer that question.
Find supplemental resources related to criminal sexual history and involvement in church.
Curious what a classical safe church team does and how they support local safe church ministry? This story from Classis Chatham helps answer these questions.
Safe Church encourages churches that are working with ex-offenders to develop a covenant of conduct with the individual. Included are sample policies and a discussion about the importance of this process.
Safe Church has invited Yvonne Lammers and Patricia Van Reenan to lead us in a a discussion on how churches should respond to those with a criminal history in our church. Details below!
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.