Safeguarding God's Children

Dates: Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

Location: St. Timothy Episcopal Church, Chehalis

Full description:

This training is designed to raise awareness concerning issues of sexual and emotional abuse, and to provide tools for prevention that we can all use to protect our children from harm, promote safety and bring healing.

This training is mandatory for all active clergy, including deacons, stipendiary priests, non-stipendiary or retired priests who are regularly serving in congregations 10 hours or more per week, and all TCM circles (both ordained and commissioned); all staff/employees of congregations, paid or unpaid, and all people working with children youth in the church, whether as teachers, helpers or nursery.

It is not required, but highly recommended for vestries/bishop's committees, and all adults involved in leadership roles, suggested for all adult church members.

You must attend the entire session and sign-in to receive credit for this training. Certification is good for five years.

To RSVP please contact John Long at jmlong10@centurytel.net. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

If you have questions about if you or someone in your congregation is required to complete this training please contact Blaire Notrica, Executive Assistant to the Bishop, bnotrica@ecww.org, 206.325.4200 ext. 2010.