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Creating safe congregations

Creating safe congregations

toward an ethic of right relations : a workbook for Unitarian Universalists

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Published by Unitarian Universalist Association in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Interpersonal relations -- Religious aspects -- Unitarian Universalist churches.,
  • Sex crimes.,
  • Sexual misconduct by clergy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 147-154).

    Statementedited by Patricia Hoertdoerfer and William Sinkford.
    ContributionsHoertdoerfer, Pat., Sinkford, William., Unitarian Universalist Association.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV4597.52 .C74 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 156 p. :
    Number of Pages156
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL744934M
    ISBN 101558963499
    LC Control Number97137856

    ISBN: X: OCLC Number: Description: 76 pages ; 28 cm: Contents: Introduction. Religion and sexuality ; How to use this guidebook --The building ly healthy religious professionals ; Worship and preaching ; Pastoral care ; Education for youth ; Adult education ; Welcoming and affirming congregations ; Safe . Sample Policies for Congregations. Small Membership Guidelines [PDF] Large Membership Guidelines [PDF] Safe Sanctuaries ® is a “social structure that is consistent with the gospel” () allowing our sanctuaries, classrooms, mission encounters, camps and retreats, and all spaces where we gather to worship and serve God to be places of.

    This book is a comprehensive how-to guide that helps cancer patients and their loved ones navigate the medical, emotional, relational, and spiritual challenges of cancer. Creating a safe place within your family. Connecting with those who have faced cancer. Spiritual. Congregations and other organizations use these resources to. Church ushers serve with a special extraordinary welcome by providing a warm and safe atmosphere to usher in God’s presence. The Usher Ministry serves the people and creates an atmosphere for hospitality. Ushers are, in simple terms, “doorkeepers for the house of the Lord.” Ushering provides an opportunity for you to give God’s Size: KB.

    Creating a Safe Place. While good work has been done by providing education to clergy, lay leadership and staff of 6 churches, it is clear ongoing education and a wareness acti vities are essential to maintain a wareness and sensitivity to these issues. Activities to achieve this goal must be pursued regularly. 6 Creating a Safe Place. In mid-August, the Safe and Sacred Task Force, appointed by the rd General Assembly () and tasked with helping congregations implement child/youth and vulnerable adult protection policies, first met together. Folks with a wide range of backgrounds in creating policies for prevention of abuse, reporting, responding to.


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