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.
Join Tara Boer, Safe Church Coordinator in Classis Iakota and Classis Heartland, and Bonnie Nicholas, Safe Church director, for a Safe Church training event!
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.
These are adoptions from Synod 2019 that pertain to specifically to classes. These adoptions were recommended from the Addressing Abuse of Power Report.
Does your church have a system or policy in place for children's programs that begin mid-service? How do you handle this situation?
I'm excited to step into my new role assisting the ministries of Disability Concerns and Safe Church. Find out some of my story below. Looking forward to connecting!
This sermon explores how we as a church lament our history and move from using power for ourselves to using our power with generosity, the way Jesus modeled and taught us.
Synod 2019 included a powerful litany that invited delegates to reflect and lament abuse of power that has caused much harm to many within our CRC community. Safe Church offers and recommends this litany for use in churches.
Active safe church ministry in British Columbia (BC) over the years has shown that intentionality, commitment, and strong leadership are key components to success. What can we learn from BC?