Because my dad was verbally abusive and emotionally distant when I was growing up, I find it difficult to trust men.
Does your Safe Church Policy have a provision for one-on-one mentoring with youth?
Safe Church Ministry is hosting a virtual book study open to all interested in learning more about creating a TOV (good) culture in our churches!
Watch this conversation with Dr. Dawn Gibson and Pastor Anthony Gibson on Trauma-Informed Congregations.
This webinar features a conversation with guest speaker, Dr. Scot Mcknight, author of The Church Called Tov: Forming a Goodness Culture that Resists Abuses of Power and Promotes Healing and the Safe Church Ministry Team.
Watch this webinar, which explores the following aspects of the framework for restorative practices: continuum of practices, practice domains, fair process, and the compass of shame.
Position opening for Classis Lake Erie Safe Church and Disability Concerns Coordinator with a $1,500 annual stipend.
Here is a list of basic of resources and ways you can stay connected to Safe Church Ministry for up-to-date information.
When Spiritual Leaders Do Harm: Starting Small and Choosing to Be With in Small Oases of Restorative Resiliency
Here are two ways to prevent harm in spiritual communities through restorative practices: starting small, and choosing to be with.
This webinar explored why restorative practices are worth it in the aftermath of COVID, helped define following aspects of the framework for restorative practices: continuum of practices, practice domains, fair process, 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.
What do churches do when ministry leaders abuse power? And what are some lessons the church can learn from recent failures?
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.
Looking to find training for our volunteers who work with children at both our church (Rochester CRC in NY) and at a local school. Any ideas?
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.