Leadership Resources

Safe Sanctuaries

Safe Sanctuaries is an overt expression in making congregations safe places where children, youth and elders may experience the abiding love of God and fellowship within the community of faith.

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November 12, 2014

Safe Sanctuaries Logos

Logos to use in your print and online promotional materials

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Safe Sanctuaries Logos
June 23, 2014

Traveling with Youth: Abuse Prevention Strategies

An article that outlines Safe Sanctuaries guidelines for traveling with youth. Useful information for trip leaders as they prepare and […]

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Training Downloads
June 23, 2014

Supervising Youth Events

A document that gives guidelines for Safe Sanctuaries during events that involve youth. Helpful for planners and leaders of youth […]

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Training Downloads
June 16, 2014

Annual Conference Contacts

Annual Conference contacts for Safe Sanctuaries.

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Annual Conference Contacts
May 27, 2014

Safe Sanctuaries for Camps and Retreats – Part Two

This is the second in very important two-part series on implementing Safe Sanctuaries abuse prevention policies and procedures within camp […]

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April 16, 2014

Safe Sanctuaries for Camps and Retreats – Part One

This is the first of a very important two part series on implementing Safe Sanctuaries abuse prevention policies and procedures […]

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Webinars
August 22, 2013

Safe Sanctuaries©: Children, Teachers, and Media

When Safe Sanctuaries was developed nearly 15 years ago, technology was barely on the horizon as something to keep in […]

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August 28, 2012

Background Checks

Background checks allow us to know who is working with our children, youth, and vulnerable adults, and give us a […]

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Background Checks
February 15, 2012

Elder Abuse: Older Adults in the Church

Read a sample chapter of Joy Thornburg Melton's latest title, Safe Sanctuaries: The Church Responds to Abuse, Neglect and […]

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Elder Abuse
November 18, 2011

When the Unimaginable Happens

Tragically, it happens even in the safest, most trusted of places. Don't be caught saying, "I wish I'd […]

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Reporting Abuse
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