Register Now for Safe Church Basic Training
If you serve in the Episcopal Church, either as staff or volunteer, you may be required to be “Safe Church” certified. The Episcopal Church in Vermont offers a 6-hour Basic Certification Program. Topics include: power and boundaries in adult ministerial relationships; prevention, identification and response to elder abuse; prevention, identification and response to sexual abuse of children and youth; Diocesan Policies and response to misconduct within a community of faith. This event is a Basic Certification opportunity.
Registration required. Register online at https://form.jotform.com/50365047404954
June 16 from 8:45 AM – 3:00 PM at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Middlebury, VT
September 8 from 8:45 AM – 3:00 PM at Church of Our Saviour, Killington, VT
If you have any questions or concerns please contact Canon Lynn Bates by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 802-863-3431.
Safe Church Training is grounded in our call to seek and serve Christ in all persons and respect the dignity of every human being. This training provides an opportunity to increase and enhance our ability to live out our Baptismal Covenant within our communities of faith and in the world beyond. Read our Safe Church Policy here: https://www.diovermont.org/safe-church/.