Safe Church Ministry released a Model Policy in May 2022. Find it here!
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In this webinar, you'll learn more ways to practice being restorative, and get information about upcoming trainings and learning cohorts for your church!
What is the bystander effect? How can you become an active bystander? Learn how to apply this knowledge in your church and community!
On August 11-12 in Grand Rapids, Mich two trainings will take place for restorative practices for faith communities. We'd love to see you there!
In this webinar, we discussed ways to train your church leaders and volunteers.
This article provides a history on the introduction of the Code of Conduct, as well as articles for further conversation. A video overview of the code is also included.
A Guide for Responding to Congregational Sexual Harassment and Abuse: A Resource from the Mennonite Central Committee (MCC)
This guide, developed by the MCC, explores various ways to support individuals reporting sexual harm, offering intervention strategies in cases where the harm-doer is a fellow congregant.
In this webinar, we will highlight some key myths that many of us hold about our abuse prevention policies—and how to go forward with revisions and making new policies
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.
In this webinar, a panel discusses abuse scenarios that have impacted CRC communities and the Safe Church Assessment tool is introduced.
Join us at Inspire 2022! Safe Church is hosting workshops throughout Inspire 2022 - join us!
Inspire 2022 Workshop: Restorative Circle Practices: Ways To Live Restoratively in a World Falling Apart
Learn how to use restorative principles, practices, and ways of being to deepen relationships, create healthier church communities, and build capacity to transform conflict into opportunity.
Do you feel overwhelmed by the task of making your church safe and resistant to abuse? Tune into this webinar series!
Resources on the how, what, and why of equipping children to understand abuse in age appropriate ways.
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.
October Safe Church Webinar: Faith Leaders and a Coordinated Community Response to Domestic Violence
October Safe Church Webinar is all about how faith leaders can work together with social services in a coordinated community response to domestic abuse.
Virtual Safe Church Workshop: Restorative Practices with Classis Rocky Mountain (Oct. 26 from 7 to 9 pm MST)
In this workshop, participants will experience the history and framework of restorative practices, and how to integrate them in a church setting.