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.
A description of restorative justice or restorative practices without a sea of definitions, paradigm shifts and anecdotes: a restorative gift.
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 Ministry is excited to welcome Dr. Amanda Benkhuysen as the new director.
God has blessed Safe Church Ministry, and Safe Church has blessed individuals, congregations, and classes, even during a pandemic. Join in the blessings, support Safe Church Ministry in 2020.
As a community we are marking the #16daysof activism against gender-based violence with in a series of events that have been planned by the CRCNA. Join us in this conversation.
Safe Church training tools for safe church teams, ministry leaders, and anyone who wants to learn more about safe church ministry
MCC (Mennonite Central Committee) is offering a series of webinars this month on domestic abuse that offer awareness and education on this topic.
On October 28th, 2020 Safe Church Ministry hosted a webinar with guest speaker Dr. Diane Langberg, author of Redeeming Power: Understanding Authority and Abuse in the Church. The recording is now available.
A 2020 update on the ongoing development of the abuse of power training for pastors in the Christian Reformed Church.
This article includes an update of the actions that have taken place in response to the adoptions made at Synod 2019 regarding the Abuse of Power Report.
A 2020 update on the ongoing development of the Code of Conduct for Ministry Leaders in the Christian Reformed Church.
Safe Church highlights resources for Youth Ministry, Social Media, and Online Streaming.
The recent resignation of Pastor John Ortberg is yet another reminder that our churches have a great deal of work to do in the area of abuse prevention.
July 2020 Safe Church Webinar with Tara Boer: Why the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Study Matters
Watch the recorded Zoom Webinar from July 29th with Prof. Tara Boer (Dordt University) about the ACEs study and implications for ministry with those who have experienced trauma and adversity.
Safe Church Ministries partnered with our Mennonite community in presenting a webinar on introducing the Circle of Grace curriculum to our church communities. Please enjoy experts from this webinar that focus on how to integrate COG into your church.