Communities of Faith

Communities of Faith

Creating a safe place for children and youth in communities of faith

It is a powerful responsibility to ensure that children and youth are able to thrive within a faith community. The importance of creating and maintaining safe places for ALL members, especially those unable to protect themselves, must be considered with great care.

Questions to ask within your Faith Community

It is a good idea to check with your faith leaders to ask what trainings and policies may already exist in your local and national organization. Exploring these questions with your leadership can be the first step on the journey of helping keep your space a safe and nurturing place for all. The two lists below are not indented to be comprehensive list, but should help in starting conversations and guiding your best practices.