The Rio Texas Annual Conference is committed to the well-being of every person entrusted to its care as well as those persons entrusted to the care of the districts and local United Methodist Churches throughout our conference borders. Therefore, we will strive to create safe places for all of God's children. Our safety policy and procedures help us to do this holy and hard work.
Listed below are resources to help you in this important work.
TRUSTed con Confianza Resources
Forms and Templates
Guidelines and Best Practices
Trusted Webinars and Facilitated Sessions
Live informational webinars (60 minute interactive webinar designed for church leaders who are seeking more information regarding the Trusted con Confianza Safety Certification Process.)
Policy improvement webinars (60 minute interactive webinar designed for church leaders who need to create, edit, and/or adopt a safety policy.)
Other Ministry Resources
Abuse: Statistics, Prevention, & Reporting
Blogs, Articles, and other resources
Communication Guidelines & Best Practices
Driving and Transportation
CongregationU (Safe gatherings Sister Company)
Sample Policies, Guidelines, and Best Practices
CongregationU Training and Video (sister company to Safe Gatherings)