UNY Safe Sanctuaries Policy

The Safe Sanctuaries Teams initiatives for 2016 include but are not limited to the following:

  • Increase Safe Sanctuaries visibility in the Conference by updating resources and presence on the
  • Conference website and communications
  • Increase the number of districts that have active training teams
  • Continue to explore online training possibilities
  • Make available resources on the safe use of social media in ministry
  • Have representatives attend and have representation at the national Safe Sanctuaries Gathering
  • Search for a volunteer training coordinator
  • Inclusion of Safe Sanctuaries Training of Trainers as an advanced lay servants courseI

The 2016 Upper New York Annual Conference adopted the following minimum standards for Safe Sanctuaries policy:

http://www.unyumc.org/images/uploads/SS_Minimum_Standards_03152016.pdf