Child abuse prevention begins at home, and churches, schools, and the entire community all have a part to play. It's up to all of us to protect our children from abuse.
While we have been inundated with staggering statistics about the death toll related to COVID-19, there is a dark reality that is surfacing about our society right now. Domestic violence, child abuse and pornography are on the rise right now. This pandemic goes far beyond a health crisis. We need to be aware and support our community that is hurting right now.
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 year, in part due to the #MeToo movement. Many people are surprised to find out that it has a much longer history.
Synod 2016 adopted revisions to Church Order Supplements to article 82-84; the report included a discussion of the power dynamic involved in church leader misconduct.
Are you aware of how prevalent teen dating violence is? Educate yourself about the warning signs and ways to get help.
Safe Church will be hosting the first webinar in our new series ("Connect, Collaborate, and Coordinator to end abuse") on Wednesday, Jan 29 at 12 pm (EST). Join us!
We are excited to announce the 2020 Safe Church Conference! Mark your calendars for October 22 to 24 in Grand Rapids, MI at the Drury Inn.
In this post, an anonymous CRC congregant shares his journey of recognizing, remembering, and processing the abuse he endured.
I wonder what our faith communities would look like if we chose to embrace our tension and conflict, to value relationship with others more than being right.