Safeguarding God's Children

Dates: Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

Location: St. Hilda St. Patrick, Edmonds

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, bur 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.

RSVP by email to Anne Crocco at

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,, 206.325.4200 ext. 2010.