Healthy Communities of Faith – A Safe Place for All
The Uniting Church Synod of Victoria and Tasmania is committed to providing safe environments for all people, especially children, so that they may live life in all its fullness.
Keeping Children Safe website:
This Keeping Children Safe Website provides all the policies, procedures and resources needed to make your congregation, faith community and Presbytery as safe as possible for children.
Ethical conduct by leaders:
The Uniting Church is committed to ethical conduct by all everyone in our communities, including local lay leaders, ordained ministers and other people in specified ministry roles, as well as members and adherents:
- Code of Conduct for lay (local) leaders (and implementation guidelines for Church Councils)
- Code of Ethics and Ministry Practice for Lay Preachers
- Code of Ethics and Ministry Practice for Ministers (including Ministers of the Word and Deacons, ministry candidates, pastors, youth workers and ministry from another denomination serving in an approved placement
- Ethical Guidelines for Members and Adherents of the Uniting Church (1999)
Tasmanian contacts for Safe Church:
Contact the Tasmanian office for more information about Safe Church contact people and ethical leadership.