Safeguarding God’s Children training will be offered on Saturday, Sept 24 from 9 am—noon.
Safeguarding God’s People training will be offered on Saturday, Oct 1 from 9 am—noon.
Refreshments will be provided. Register with the office at 651-228-1172 x10 or [email protected]. You can also contact the office to find out if you need to sign up for training or when your last training date was.
Safe Church Training is designed to increase awareness regarding sexual misconduct and abuse of power, to outline steps toward preventing abuse, to offer ways to intervene when misconduct occurs and to equip anyone in a position of parish leadership with ways of healing and rebuilding the body of Christ. Safe Church Training is required of all clergy, employees, and leaders such as vestry members, lay eucharistic visitors, pastoral visitors, youth leaders, Confirmation sponsors, acolyte leaders, choir directors, church school teachers and volunteers working in a congregation on a regular basis. St. John’s requires this training be completed every five years.