In July, a news story hit the web about four male students who developed a fingernail polish that indicates the presence of date rape drugs by changing color after being dipped in the drink. While many applauded this invention, some saw negative implications.
This handbook is for pastors and other church leaders to help them respond to and prevent domestic violence.
Sample letters for pastors, churches, and prospective Safe Team Members to be used for Classis Safe Church Team recruiting.
Sample bulletin announcements for recruiting members for a classis Safe Church Team.
This document includes all the steps, approximate costs and the organizational structure of a Safe Church Team.
This document contains sample interview and screening questions to ask an adult or a minor applying for a volunteer position with your church which will involve working with children and or youth.
This form is for those applying for a volunteer position that involves the supervision, care, or instruction of children and youth. The church can use this form to provide a safe and secure environment for those children and youth who participate in its programs and use its facilities.
Our denomination and each of our congregations also have a culture. Is it a culture that promotes openness, or one that encourages hiding difficult struggles? What messages are implicit in our culture about disclosing experiences of abuse?