Good safeguarding policies are very church specific. This information sheet is to help get you started in creating your own church safeguarding policy and point you towards some helpful resources.
In this video Gavin got the opportunity to interview Justin Humphreys the CEO of Thirtyone:eight who have been serving churches in the area of safeguarding for decades.
In this podcast Gavin got the opportunity to interview Justin Humphreys the CEO of Thirtyone:eight who have been serving churches in the area of safeguarding for decades.
Wedding vows are extremely personal and are spoken before God and in front of your family and friends. Here is a starting point for you to use and develop for your own wedding.
A Whislteblowing policy helps to protect the church. This adaptable policy advises church members, volunteers and staff on a clear procedure to raise concerns in a positive and informal way.
This policy will provide staff and volunteers with the overarching principles and guide to e-safety and so they do not put themselves in a vulnerable position when using social media.
This Security Team Member role description is designed to give members of the security team a clearer idea of what the role entails. Please feel free to adapt this to your church context.
A lone working policy helps the church protect its staff. This adaptable policy advises staff members on procedures in place to protect them when they are working on their own.
This is an editable parental leave policy that covers maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave. Please feel free to adapt this document so that it applies to your church context.
This is an editable church health and safety policy. Please feel free to use and adapt it to your own church context.
One of the most meaningful ways that the church building can be utilised for its members is to be a place where weddings and receptions are held. Here is a Wedding Policy and Manual.