The purpose of the Safe Church is to promote the mission of the church by providing a safe and effective working, learning and spiritual environment.

For a copy of the Safe Church Policy and associated forms, click here.  

Criminal Record Checks are a requirement in the Diocese of Fredericton for clergy and lay volunteers. Need a criminal record check? Contact Ben Bourque

The objectives of Safe Church are:

a) The prevention of misconduct towards anyone, including children, youth and vulnerable adults, by applying effective processes to ensure the church is a safe place for all people including Clergy, lay-leaders, Diocesan and parish staff, and other volunteers

b) The protection of all members of the church community from misconduct, particularly children, youth and vulnerable adults; and

c) The legal protection of the Diocese, each Diocesan or Parish Corporation and their leadership.