- For Parishes
It’s fascinating to watch as our churches are rapidly undergoing change that is going to fundamentally change how we do ministry in and around Sydney. As our society and culture morph and change all around us, many of our churches are adapting by starting ministries to groups of people like:
It is genuinely exciting and moving to see these kind of ministries springing up, but they also raise a number of Safe Ministry issues to consider.
Our Safe Ministry training material, while addressing vulnerable people in a broad way, it doesn’t address any specifics in conducting ministries such as those above.
So as a start, we are holding an afternoon meeting, aimed at Safe Ministry Representatives (but open to any ministry leaders in our churches as well), to better equip out churches to conduct ministry groups with disabled people, people with no or poor English, and other people new to Australia and vulnerable in terms of their being refugees or similar.
Here are the details:
If you plan on coming can you please register your intention here.
If you have questions about the event or about implementing Safe Ministry practices in your church, contact Neil Atwood (Safe Ministry Rep. Liaison)
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