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. As our children grow up it’s important for the church to be a strong voice encouraging a healthy view of sexuality and promoting respectful relationships that honor our Lord.
Resources for Teaching
Circle of Grace equips children and youth to participate in a safe environment for themselves and others. A few lessons for each age group K-12 can be used alongside your church school curriculum to help build a safe community that respects the sacredness of relationships and prevents abuse.
Safe Church Ministry is pleased to partner with Dove's Nest, an organization dedicated to 'Faith Communities Keeping Children & Youth Safe', to offer Circle of Grace to CRC congregations. You may order Circle of Grace here.