Safe Church Training

Church Leader Misconduct and the Advisory Panel Process

Friday, March 16-17  | First Christian Reformed Church; 701 W.Blackburn Rd; Mt. Vernon

Whether you’re a church leader or a safe church team member, whether you are new to safe church ministry, or have been involved for a long time, this training is for YOU!

Friday Dinner

5 pm

Meet, Greet, and Eat
Enjoy a time of informal networking together.

Friday Evening

Session 6:30-9pm

The dynamics of church leader misconduct
We will look at the power dynamic, the prevalence, and the impacts of church leader misconduct and how it contradicts the gospel.


Session 8:30 am-3 pm

The Advisory Panel Process
This training will help you understand the Advisory Panel Process, approved by synod for dealing with church leader misconduct.

Training is free to safe church team members and church leaders (including future team members if you’re just beginning). All materials, snacks, and lunch on Saturday are included. Please prayerfully consider attending! And encourage fellow team members to come with you.

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Questions? Contact Faye Martin (sfmartin@telus.netor Sherry Fakkema (

E.  |  P. 604.850.5137

The British Columbia Safe Church Team (SCT) is a BC Classis Partner helping build and sustain healthy congregations. We are a ministry of the Christian Reformed Churches (CRC) in British Columbia - Classis BCNW and Classis BCSE. We exist to respond to the issue of physical, sexual, emotional, and abuse related concerns through preventative education and appropriate responding procedures.