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.
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!
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.
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.
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?"