We know providing a safe space for children and other vulnerable people is a priority for your local church. Here are several resources that can help you create policies and procedures that will help ensure their safety in your church.


The Insurance Board provides a whole host of high-quality, free safe church resources for local churches through their Safe Conduct Workbench including:


   Complete Policy Template


   Free Online Training for Staff and Volunteers


   Affordable Online Background Checks



Other United Church of Christ resources:


   Liability Insurance for your church. Contact the Insurance Board’s local UCC agent, Mark Lambert.

   Sample policies http://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/unitedchurchofchrist/legacy_url/5169/SafeChurchPolicy.pdf?1418429359 from the United Church of Christ

   “Making Our Churches Safe for All: An Introduction to Abuse Prevention for Churches” A free downloadable guidebook made available by the Insurance Board.


   Michigan Conferences Safe Church Policy



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