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Reviewing & Updating Your Safe Sanctuaries Policy

The Safe Sanctuaries Team and the Center for Leadership Excellence present…

November 9, 2022 @ 9:30 am 12:30 pm

700 Waterfield Ridge Place
Garner, NC 27529

This workshop will equip you to review, update, and fine-tune your existing Safe Sanctuaries policy. Participants should bring a copy of their church’s current Safe Sanctuaries policy with them to this event.

During the workshop you will:

  • Better understand Safe Sanctuaries policies and assess your church’s existing policy for your context. 
  • Learn best practices and pointers for ministries with children, youth, and vulnerable adults. 
  • Understand how to create an effective Safe Sanctuaries Team in your local church.
  • Gain general insight about church safety issues.
  • Learn how to plan and prepare your policy for anticipated ministries that are not yet in place. 

Each church represented will receive a complimentary copy of Joy Melton’s book Safe Sanctuaries: Reducing the Risk of Abuse in the Church for Children and Youth.

About Mamie Alley

Rev. Mamie Alley is an ordained elder in the North Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, currently serving the Pittsboro Circuit (Brown’s Chapel UMC & Pleasant Hill UMC) in the Fairway District as a Transitional Intentional Interim. She is a graduate of Duke Divinity School (MDiv) and NC State University (BA in Sociology). She currently serves as the Chairperson for the North Carolina Conference Safe Sanctuaries Team and has previously served as the Chair of the Children’s Ministry Team and Evangelism & Discipleship Team. She has taught workshops throughout our Conference including breakout sessions at Annual Conference, District workshops, and the Lay Servant Academy.