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!
This helpful presentation on Bullying by Alicia Mannes (Licensed Professional Counselor) shares some key insights into the world of bullying.
Check out these books, articles and other resources related to abuse by clergy or ministry leaders.
This video from Safe Church Ministry sheds light on issues of abuse.
Check out these powerful video resources related to abuse by clergy or ministry leaders.
Designed for small groups, but also valuable for personal use, this 10-session guide uses Bible study, reflection, writing, prayer, and art to engage people in active participation with God on a journey of restoration and healing.
These websites offer excellent resources related to abuse by clergy or ministry leaders.
The following resources from The Worship Sourcebook would work well for an abuse awareness service.
How can a church maintain a safe environment and also welcome criminal sexual offenders? This webinar will help answer that question.
This brochure asks the question: "How can a church minister to those with a criminal sexual history and still be safe?"
This bulletin insert describes bullying, why it is so harmful in our church communities, and what we can begin to do about it.
When is it an affair? When can it be defined as abuse? The answers may not always seem clear.
Find supplemental resources related to criminal sexual history and involvement in church.
The following songs from the Lift Up Your Hearts hymnal would work well for an abuse awareness service.
Safe Church arises out of a call to be a community that reflects our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. It's a collective calling; so our relationships are critical and the Bible provides the foundation.
Find resources that relate to emotional, psychological, and spiritual abuse.