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Book of Resolutions: Reducing the Risk of Child Sexual Abuse in the Church

Children are our present and our future, our hope, our teachers, our inspiration. They are full participants in the life of the church and in the realm of God. Read More

Sample Policy - 15 Passenger Vans

15 Passenger Van Policy (Sample) Background 15 Passenger Vans (15PV’s) are inherently dangerous vehicles for passenger transport. This is due to a number of factors including the fact that they are... Read More

United Methodists open doors in disasters

From Colorado to the Atlantic coast, churches have worked to help those suffering in the clutches of the summer of 2012. Read More

Workplace Ergonomics: Well Workers Are Productive Workers

A typical office worker might spend the whole day seated in a chair, staring at a screen, continually typing and clicking a mouse. Lack of movement variety, incorrect posture, or... Read More

Water Activities Checklist

Summertime often means fun in the sun—and in the water. If your church is planning a trip to a local pool, lake, or river, make sure that you follow... Read More

Volunteer Guidelines to Keep Churches and Schools Safe

Volunteers give their time to help organizations further their missions. They can be of great help to a church or school, and many organizations depend heavily on them. Some small... Read More

Proper Lifting Tips

10 Proper Lifting Tips: Avoid Injuries Strains and injuries are not limited to those who do heavy labor. Hundreds, if not thousands, of injuries happen in churches across the... Read More

Bounce House Safety

Make Sure Your Bounce House Doesn’t Take Flight It sounds like something out of a children’s adventure book: a bounce house that takes to the sky!... Read More

Maintaining Nursery Care Safety

Is your nursery safe? Churches providing nursery care have responsibility for protecting the safety of children while their parents worship and participate in other activities. Physical injuries that could befall... Read More