Safe Church

Safe Church

“They will live in safety and no one will make them afraid.”
Ezekiel 34:28

Safe Church

Safe Church Ministry is a resource for churches in abuse awareness prevention and response. We help churches to understand and prevent abuse, and where abuse has occurred, to respond with compassion and justice that promotes healing.

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April 3: "Embracing the Sacred Masculine" -

Friday, April 25, 7:00-8:30 pm

Safe Church Ministry is pleased to be hosting this lecture and discussion at Calvin College Chapel on the complexities and impacts of male socialization. Facilitators are Al Heystek and Otha Brown of the Men's Resource Center of West Michigan. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, click here.

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January 23: Safe Church Ministry Conference 2014 -

Grand Rapids, MI: Registration is now underway for the April 25-26 conference for all classis Safe Church team members. We have an great lineup of speakers again this year. Click here for more information.

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An introduction to and history of the CRC's Safe Church ministry. read more
Safe church policies help protect the most vulnerable among us, especially our children. read more
Abuse thrives on secrecy. Here's how to bring it into the light of God's truth. read more
We can begin to prevent abuse by starting at an early age to teach our children respect for themselves and for one another; and by helping them learn what to do in situations that feel unsafe. read more
Learn about preventing abuse and responding to those who have been hurt. read more
Online To contribute to Safe Church Ministry: read more
Synod has encouraged every classis to have a team in place. read more