Safeguarding God's People

Dates: Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

Location: St. Stephen-Oak Harbor

Full description:

A training session for the Safeguarding of God's People. This training is in two modules: preventing sexual harassment of church workers and preventing sexual exploitation of church workers; offered in one training session. People taking this training will need to complete both modules in their entirety for certification.

Certification in this training is required of the following: 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); Monastic groups; All employees of congregations, including employees of preschools, schools and counseling centers; All lay persons whose ministry might involve them meeting one on one or two on one with persons to whom they minister, including, but not limited to Eucharistic Visitors and Stephen Ministers.

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

Please RSVP to Rilla Barrett 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.