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Welcome to SAFEr Church Classis Quinte

Should you have questions, need assistance, please connect with Carolyn Hoekstra, Classis Quinte SAFEr Church Coordinator at


Classis Quinte SAFEr Church Team Meeting 

Next meeting you have two options:

March 25th from 7 - 9 pm

March 26th from 2 - 4 pm                

                     (Please RSVP and I will send you a calendar appointment with links and agenda included.)   

Past Meeting Minutes:         

Click here for the MINUTES to November 7th meeting.

Classis Quinte CLASSIS Report - January 20, 2024

SAFEr Church Classis Coordinator Report


UPDATED: Registration Open for Annual Safe Church Training Event, Saturday March 02, 2024

We are pleased to inform you that our 22nd Annual Inter-Classis Safe Church Conference will be held on March 2, 2024, from 9:00am-3:30 pm. at the Waterloo CRC.

To access the information and online registration, click on:

To access the brochure for presenter's and conference agenda, click here.

Please share with anyone who might be interested in attending.
Hope to see you on March 2nd.

Feel free to pass on this information to others who may be interested.
Atie Ott

Classis Huron Safe Church Committee
Tel: 519-576-0965


This section is to help you and your church prepare and provide updated SAFEr Church Policies and forms. (Resources shown in BOLD text are live links.)

1.  SAFEr Church Policy Template -  This template is complete with policy, guidelines, forms for use within your church.          To insert your church's name into the document, follow the "HOW TO" Insert pdf sheet.

2.  SAFEr Church Policy CHECKLIST - a form to utilize when auditing your current policy.  This checklist is based on           the Robertson-Hall Insurance Abuse Prevention Declaration for churches and/or charitable organizations.              NOTE: When using this FILLABLE Word document, please download and save a copy to your desktop to make this a usable form.

3. FORMS:  Should you already have your policy completed, and only require one or more forms

Appendix C:  Confidentiality

Appendix D:  CRC Code of Conduct (Group Signatures)

Appendix D:  CRC Code of Conduct (Single Signature)

Appendix E:  Children & Youth Worker APPLICATION form

Appendix F:  Children & Youth Worker RENEWAL form

Appendix G:  Participation & Release Form (includes Photo & Media Release Form) (for Gems, Cadets, Youth, etc.)

Appendix H:  Accident/Incident Reporting Form

4. RENTING FACILITIES TO OUTSIDE GROUPS: HOW TO AVOID LIABILITY RISKS - Click HERE for a great article written by Ken Hall of Roberston-Hall Insurance.  

THRIVE Website (formally Safe Church Ministry)

Available TRAINING Resources:

1. Policy Overview (Video) for Congregational use - This is a 10-minute video explaining the various parts of the policy and reviewing the definition of abuse.  Good resource to show at congregational meetings or before a Worship service.  (NOTE:  this is not a Training Video for Ministry Leaders/Volunteers.)

2. Online (CRCNA Safe Church) The Power to Do Good:  The Use and Misuse of Power in the Church 

 This is a free training.  You need to create your profile prior to completing the online course.

3.  Suicide Prevention Guidelines - N.I.C.E Online resource

Still to come:

     Training for Ministry Leaders, Council, Volunteers (hopefully available early 2024)

Keep coming back for updates and new resources.

Should you need something, please reach out to Carolyn Hoekstra for assistance.