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Voices for Non-Violence
During the month of November, Voices for Non-Violence invites you to bring abuse out of the shadows and into the light by installing purple lights or lighting a purple candle. For more information, click here.
The Faith Trust Institute is promoting "16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence" this month. See more info here.
Voices for Non-Violence:
VNV raises awareness about abuse through
VNV provides assistance to individuals, families and churches grappling with abuse by offering
Understanding sexual abuse by a church leader or caregiver *NEWLY REVISED*
This booklet addresses the very difficult topic of sexual abuse by a church leader. Using biblical text as its foundation, it provides a clear definition of sexual abuse as illustrated by a composite story of an actual abuse experience. The booklet offers tools to help readers understand the dynamics of and appropriately respond to sexual abuse by a church leader, as well as providing means of prevention.
Abuse: Response and Prevention
Intended as a guide for church leaders, this 31-page booklet provides tools to care for the abused and the abuser, both inside and outside the church. It includes basic information about abuse, biblical reflections, suggestions for appropriate response to incidences of abuse as well as ways to prevent abuse.
Home Shouldn’t be a Place that Hurts
This brochure is intended for churches and individuals. It defines abuse, lists signs of abuse and offers suggestions of what to do for the abused, the abuser and those who know of abuse.
To receive free copies of any of these resources, contact Voices for Non-Violence.