Safe Sanctuary Policy

“Our hope and belief today is that the church is a place where all people will find the unconditional love and care they so desperately need to grow and thrive. But, we know that abuse occurs in churches, large and small, urban and rural. It is a reality which cuts across all economic, cultural, and racial lines…”

“…As Christians we must take our responsibilities to our children, youth, and vulnerable adults very seriously. While policies alone may not be able to completely prevent all harm, sexual abuse can be prevented. We as the people of BFUMC are dedicated to preventing child abuse within our ministry and within our community…”

We invite you to download and read the Safe Sanctuary Policy for Bend Church – United Methodist below:

» Safe Sanctuary Policy – Nov 2021