Safe Church

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,This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 
  • Sample policies 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 Conference’s Safe Church Policy



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