Active safe church ministry in British Columbia (BC) over the years has shown that intentionality, commitment, and strong leadership are key components to success. What can we learn from BC?
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.
I wanted to share my experience as a new Classis Coordinator in Classis Hamilton. I'm curious, what has your experience been? What can we learn from each other?
On January 21, Classis Hamilton had another gathering of Safe Church Leaders at Meadowlands Fellowship CRC where we heard a presentation from Hamilton Wentworth Children's Aid Society.
This was one of those conferences that doesn’t just fade away from your memory once you return home. On the contrary, I was inspired to do more, study more, read more, and be a stronger advocate for victims of abuse.
Lloyd Hemstreet shares his unlikely journey of becoming the safe church coordinator of Classis Zeeland after becoming pastor of Coopersville CRC.
Does your classis have a Safe Church Coordinator or Team Leader? We are excited to see more begin coordinating to further equip, collaborate, and resource our congregations throughout the Christian Reformed Church in North America.
We were so excited about the 2020 Safe Church Conference scheduled for October 22 to 24 in Grand Rapids, MI at a new venue, the Drury Inn. However, our world has changed in the face of Covid-19. We no longer believe that it's wise to invest the time, effort and monetary resources into planning for this face-to-face event. At the same time, our commitment to our mission, our Safe Church Coordinators, and their teams, has NOT changed. Stay tuned for new ways to do Safe Church conferencing and equipping.
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.
Last month, over 90 people gathered at an Inter-classis Safe Church Conference, an event that Classis Huron, has been holding for 20 years. This event was very well organized with many learning materials!
Look inside for updates from the Candidacy Committee, Chaplaincy and Care Ministry, Leadership Diversity, Pastor Church Resources, and The Network.
Look inside for updates from Pastor Church Resources, Chaplaincy and Care Ministry, and the Candidacy Committee, as well as tools for recruiting, training, and equipping ministry leaders.
The Church Order & Supplements translated into Spanish.