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Updated Clergy Ethics Training from Safe Gatherings

Tuesday, September 20th, 2022

Decisions made in ordinary moments can have long-term positive or negative consequences. Clergy and ministerial leaders are often expected to make all the right decisions AND have all the right answers. Is it time for your clergy members or ministry leaders to renew their ethics training?  The 2-hour “Clergy Ethics and Congregational Boundaries” course from Safe Gatherings is […]

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Exciting news: clergy ethics course update!

Monday, July 25th, 2022

We have updated the clergy ethics course offered by Safe Gatherings and the new course will be available by August 1. Contact us for more information!

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Admin Tip – Summer 2022

Monday, July 25th, 2022

Are you an admin that has recently changed churches? Remember to change your email address on both accounts! If you are a Safe Gatherings administrator, you likely have two accounts: your personal account and your administrative account for your organization. If you change churches, don’t forget to check both accounts and update both email addresses. […]

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What would you do? – Summer 2022

Monday, July 25th, 2022

You are working in the youth area at your church and a parent asks to see your policy about overnight trips. You are new to working with youth, and you have no idea. What do you do? If you are not aware of the policy, definitely let the parent know you will find the answer […]

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A healthy mindset

Monday, July 25th, 2022

Mental illness is a serious problem in our country, and it isn’t getting any better. Millions of people, especially young adults, are living with a mental disorder and either do not realize they are ill or do not seek the help they need. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), mental […]

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) 2022

Thursday, May 19th, 2022

Take a look at some of our most recent FAQs. Have more questions about Safe Gatherings? Give us a call at 888.241.8258.

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Admin Tip – Spring 2022

Tuesday, April 26th, 2022

“How do I get window clings?“ In a week or two, Safe Gatherings will be sending out window clings to every church and organization that qualifies. In its fifth year, the Safe Gatherings window cling program is designed to recognize churches and organizations for their commitment to the main principles of Safe Gatherings: helping protect […]

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What Would You Do? Spring 2022

Tuesday, April 26th, 2022

You are a ministry leader at a small church and want to start a children’s program. However, you don’t think you can possibly comply with the best practices set forth in the Safe Gatherings program because you have a very small congregation, very few potential volunteers and small spaces in which to work. What do […]

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Positive Momentum

Tuesday, April 26th, 2022

It’s been more than two years of the Covid-19 pandemic. In that time, churches and faith-based organizations across the country have faced challenges they’ve never faced before, and they’ve tragically lost congregants and members. Amidst the challenges, churches and organizations also persisted and found ways to draw strength in difficult circumstances. Here are 5 things […]

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Visit us at Extravaganza 2022

Friday, February 11th, 2022

We are excited to see you at the ELCA Extravaganza 2022 in Minneapolis, starting today! Visit our booth to learn more about Safe Gatherings and ask us about our newest product, Policy Builder!

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Admin Tip – Winter 2022

Monday, January 24th, 2022

Want to know who is Safe Gatherings approved or their status in the process? Need to know who is pending and needs to provide a new reference? All you have to do is log in, and the information is right at your fingertips. When you want to find out who is pending and why, login […]

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What Would You Do? Winter 2022

Monday, January 24th, 2022

Imagine this scenario: You are the office manager at a small church. Because you are at a small church, you wear many hats and also fill in for the children’s ministry, including helping in the classrooms periodically. You’ve heard the term “mandatory reporter,” but you don’t know whether it applies to you. What do you […]

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