Safe Church

We know that too often churches have been places where people have been hurt, but we believe strongly that churches can also be places of healing.

CommonWord is partnering with Mennonite Central Committee and contributes resources to  This joint web initiative provides materials for survivors of abuse, their caregivers, pastors and congregations, and those who abuse.  Topics covered include “Intimate Partner Violence,” “Child Abuse,” “Elder Abuse,” “Sexual Violence,” “Online Abuse & Safety,” and “Clergy Sexual Misconduct.” 

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Additional related resources can be found at CommonWord

Related ResourcesSafe Church PoliciesSexual Misconduct Policy & Procedure

Contact your regional church to report abuse (or receive additional procedural information).