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.
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.
Worship Ministries has compiled many good worship resources to help you lament the pain and suffering that sexual abuse causes.
What is the good news for us at Epiphany as congregations strive to be a safe place to welcome the Christ child, each of God’s children, into? These few teachings stand out to me as we gather with the magi on Epiphany Sunday.
An examination of Psalm 10 from the context of Safe Church Ministry by Rev. Colin Vander Ploeg.
Designed for small groups, but also valuable for personal use, this 10-session guide uses Bible study, reflection, writing, prayer, and art to engage people in active participation with God on a journey of restoration and healing.
The following resources from The Worship Sourcebook would work well for an abuse awareness service.
The following songs from the Lift Up Your Hearts hymnal would work well for an abuse awareness service.