Safe Churches

Commitment to Safety

NorthernLife Baptist Church is committed to providing places, services and programs that promote physical, emotional and spiritual health and safety and model the love of Jesus to all whom we have contact with, particularly children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Our Safe Church Team

Wendy Bowen

Wendy Bowen

Alex Grime

Alex Grime

Virginia Mathews

Virginia Mathews

Phil Baker

Phil Baker

Helen Scoular

Helen Scoular

If you have any concerns or wish to discuss details of our Safe Church policy, the Safe Church and Leadership team are available to help. If you are a member of NorthernLife, login to Elvanto to find our contact details. Alternatively, you can contact the Safe Church team via safechurchconcerns@northernlife.org.au.

Policies and Documents

1. NorthernLife Safe Church Policy

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1b. Safe Churches Meeting

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2. Guidelines for Activities with Children and Young People

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3. Procedure for Staff and Volunteers

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4. Procedure for Responding to Child Protection Concerns

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5. Procedure for Handling Complaints against Staff and Volunteers

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6. Code of Conduct

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7a. Screening Questionnaire 18 and Over

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7b. Screening Questionnaire Under 18

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8. Procedure for Conflict Resolution

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9. An Australian Baptist Response to Persons of Concern

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10. Safe Church Concerns Form

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11. Safe Church Ministry Information Form

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