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As part of the Rio Texas Conference safety policy implementation plan all clergy, staff, and volunteers in ministry with children, youth and/or vulnerable adults must attend a Trusted con Confianza Certification training either online or in person every two years as part of their certification process. This online webinar provides the complete training via one 2 hour session.
Thursday, April 5, 2018 // 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday, April 6, 2018 // 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
If you plan on attending both days please make sure you register for both.
Open to those who will retire in 2018 or in 20+ years. Clergy of all ages welcome. The seminars are free, but please be sure to register.
This 60 min interactive webinar is designed for church leaders who need to create, edit, and/or adopt a safety policy.
Time will be spent reviewing:
- the importance of having a policy
- what should be included in a policy
- getting a policy and any needed changes approved
Participants should bring their current church safety policy and any questions/challenges they might be facing in regards to this holy work.
ALICE (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate) Training instructor led classes provides preparation and a plan for individuals and organizations on how to more proactively handle the threat of an aggressive intruder or active shooter event. Whether it is an attack by an individual person or by an international group of professionals intent on conveying a political message through violence, ALICE Training option based tactics have become the accepted response, versus the traditional “lockdown only” approach.
The 2018 Rio Texas Annual Conference will be held June 6-9 at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas. This year's theme is "From Come & See to Go & Do: Rethinking the Five Practices." It has been ten years since the release of Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations by Robert Schnase, Bishop of the Rio Texas Conference. Much has changed in those ten years.