3 Nov

Faithfulness In Service 2017 – Code of Conduct

Booklet   |   03/11/17

The Synod of the Anglican Diocese of Sydney passed some amendments to the document ‘Faithfulness In Service’. This document is a national code for personal behaviour and the practice of pastoral ministry by clergy and church workers. The changes in wording are relatively minor and reflect changing standards and expectations in a couple of areas….

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19 Feb

Kids and cybersafety

  |   19/02/17

The risks that present themselves when children use the internet are widely acknowledged, and while our churches should be vigilant in how WE use the internet in our ministries to children, the parents of the kids in our ministries have a bigger challenge when it comes to working out what is good, what is harmful…

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17 Aug

Encouraging reporting of abuse

Media   |   17/08/16

Help your church members report abuse. No one likes to think that abuse might happen in their church, but we know it does. And it’s easy for church members to get confused about what they should do and who they should tell when they do see or hear something that concerns them. But unless there…

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15 Jul

Safe Ministry Records

  |   15/07/16

Keeping accurate, reliable and secure Safe Ministry Records is essential for our churches, and can be one of the most demanding parts of the Safe Ministry Reps role. If yours is a smaller church and using a simple spreadsheet for Safe Ministry Records, the new system is a great option. But even if your church…

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18 Oct

Resource Documents

ArticleBookletForm   |   18/10/15

Some resource documents for use in your church: Licensing of staff Faithfulness In Service – 2014 The code of conduct that all Australian Diocese’ agree to abide by. Faithfulness In Service 2014 Lifestyle Questionnaire This confidential questionnaire is to be completed by those applying for: Ordination candidacy Licensing as a member of the clergy Authorisation…

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