A discussion on the value of the Circle of Grace curriculum with Faye Martin (Safe Church Coordinator) and Liz Tolkamp (Faith Formations Regional Catalyzer).
Safe Church Ministry
Safe Church classis Huron annual conference shifted online this year. They chose Theatre of the Beat's production of Unmute: The Impact of a Pandemic on Gender-Based Violence as a way to engage a meaningful discussion on this topic.
As of last month, I left my job at the seminary to begin working with Safe Church Ministry. Perhaps you are wondering why.
A description of restorative justice or restorative practices without a sea of definitions, paradigm shifts and anecdotes: a restorative gift.
It's challenging to navigate making church safe for all members, specifically when dealing with someone who is a sexual offender. This is the journey of one church that dealt with this question.
Safe Church Ministry is excited to welcome Dr. Amanda Benkhuysen as the new director.
Our churches and communities would be safer if every church and every classis had a safe church team, people paying attention to abuse prevention and response. So, how do we get there?
Safe Church offers mini-grants yearly to support the ongoing training and education for your safe church ministry. Applications are due by January 13 for 2021 mini-grants. Apply today!
God has blessed Safe Church Ministry, and Safe Church has blessed individuals, congregations, and classes, even during a pandemic. Join in the blessings, support Safe Church Ministry in 2020.
As a community we are marking the #16daysof activism against gender-based violence with in a series of events that have been planned by the CRCNA. Join us in this conversation.
Yes! Come back to this article and we will post a link to the recording after it is presented on Dec. 2. Or visit this article for links to all of our Safe Church 2020 Webinar Series recordings....
It's good to know yourself, including being aware of what can trigger intense feelings, and then it's very wise and good to take care of yourself - you are important and valuable.posted on: Ob Scenus
The position for Safe Church director is posted - please encourage those you know who may be interested to apply!
A partner in prevention - PreventConnect has offered these resources as well:
Equitable Community Engagement in the Time of Social Distancing: https://www.saferoutespartnership.org/blog/...
Thanks for the heads up! Sorry we forgot to add the link. It is now updated.
I was able to find this article about Worship and Copyrights; also, within this article regarding worship and...
I am so sorry for all the pain and sadness your family has endured over the years. You share the stark reality of such a hard journey and highlighted how many people can be...
That's a great question, so glad that you are thinking about children and youth who are especially vulnerable during this time. The CRC has this site for covid-related resources. Safe Church has...posted on: Safe Church During COVID?
Thanks Phyllis, it was great to have your participation and really wonderful to learn from others around the themes in this book! So much good discussion, and so much to think about.posted on: Safe Church Book Study: The #MeToo Reckoning
We've had some feedback about this webinar from those who felt that not enough attention was paid to the harm done by narcissism, especially church leaders. Just a note here - This webinar focused...
Thanks Bev! Good recommendations.posted on: Power: How Will We Use It?