A quick video highlighting 2021 with Safe Church Ministry!
Safe Church Ministry
Do you have ideas for how you could forward the Safe Church Ministry in your classis? Apply for a mini-grant today!
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.
This simple pdf was adapted from Howard Zehr's book Changing Lenses: Restorative Justice for Our Times, created by The Center for Justice and Peacebuilding, a program of Eastern Mennonite University.
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.
Learn all about Safe Church Ministry, including its services, resources, and how to connect.
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.
Thank you for your concern about domestic violence and interest in worship resources, Michael. This is heartening indeed. Please note that we have added a disclaimer. Grateful for your...
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...