Find resources to observe and worship on Abuse Awareness Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022!
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Use this tool to help assess how safe your congregation is from all kinds of abuse, and how you might nurture a culture that resists abuse.
Join us at Inspire 2022! Safe Church is hosting workshops throughout Inspire 2022 - join us!
In this post, you'll find study guides with discussion questions, quotes, and themes for hosting a 5-session book study on A Church Called TOV.
On Wednesday December 8th at 12p Eastern, this webinar will feature conversation with a panel of CRCNA Justice Ministries Staff talking about ways of forming cultures of goodness.
This webinar features a conversation with guest speaker, Dr. Scot Mcknight, author of The Church Called Tov: Forming a Goodness Culture that Resists Abuses of Power and Promotes Healing and the Safe Church Ministry Team.
Here is a list of basic of resources and ways you can stay connected to Safe Church Ministry for up-to-date information.
This free 90-minute webinar will help faith communities identify the signs of abuse of power and offer a roadmap for church renewal.
This webinar will explore biblical perspectives on human dignity and reflect on what it means to live out this truth in our church life together.
We heard from a variety of people that helped inspire us to create healthy and safe cultures in our congregations and communities.
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.
A 2020 update on the ongoing development of the abuse of power training for pastors in the Christian Reformed Church.
Safe Church seems to have received a lot of attention in recent years, in part due to the #MeToo movement. Many people are surprised to find out that it has a much longer history.
These are adoptions from Synod 2019 that pertain to specifically to classes. These adoptions were recommended from the Addressing Abuse of Power Report.
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.
This is more than a “special offering” Sunday. It’s an opportunity to bring an issue out into the light that too often remains hidden.