Safe Church Ministry  |  December 2017
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First, we simply want to say thank you for your partnership with Safe Church Ministry. We hope our bi-monthly newsletter, and the variety of resources we share have been a blessing to you, especially for the work you are doing in your local context.


In the coming year we expect to see even greater opportunities as so many people who have suffered abuse are finding new strength in their voices, we see a powerful movement already happening throughout our society through #MeToo.

How will our churches respond? Will we be ready to walk alongside with justice and compassion? Will we have the structures and people in place to effectively respond to situations that arise, as well as prevent sexual abuse and harassment in the midst of this culture shift? The need for Safe Church Ministry has never been greater.

So, again we thank YOU so much for your support, which has allowed us to continue to cultivate and sustain Safe Church Ministry movements throughout North America all based in our Triune God. We can't do this without you!

As we approach the final week of 2017, would you consider giving a year-end gift to Safe Church Ministry? Your gift will speak volumes of encouragement and will spur us on toward striving to be a denomination where the value of each person is honored, and people are free to worship and grow free from abuse.

As we wait to celebrate the "light that shines in the darkness" we welcome you to take a moment to read Bonnie's Advent reflection, which she wrote in a hospital room in Detroit as her husband recovers from a successful spine surgery. Click on the picture to read it and be sure to like our Facebook page while you are there!

Christmas blessings!
Bonnie and Eric
Safe Church Ministry Staff

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