Policies for Parish Ministries with Children or Youth

Training for Individuals  



12 - 3:30


All Saint's, McAlester




Contact Karen Askew for information    

[email protected]




10 - 1      

Diocesan Offices



Contact Sabrina Evans for information    [email protected]



















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Ministry with children and youth, like much of the work Jesus Christ has given us to do, is a ministry of relationships. Children, youth and adult supervisors, parents, clergy and other volunteers come into contact with one another to share their lives, worship, have fun and explore how their spiritual beliefs shape their lives.

Jesus Christ calls us to loving relationships that are healthy and helpful to each other, not taking advantage of those who are weaker or putting people in situations that are inappropriate for their age or maturity. All persons involved in ministry with children and youth, whether child, youth or adult, deserve to be treated as Jesus Christ would treat them, with love, respect, and kindness.

All participants in ministry to children and youth deserve to be in a safe environment; which includes, but is not limited to, an environment that is free from harassment, abuse, and misconduct. These policies are meant to help provide for such an environment.


  SAFEGUARDING GOD'S CHILDREN - Diocesan Policies  modified 5/11/2011



If you have any questions concerning these policies or to make a report, contact the Canon to the Ordinary,

 The Rev. Canon José McLoughlin on 405-232-4820, or by email at [email protected].