The attached Policy and Procedures were adopted by the Elders of Tuggeranong Baptist Church on 16 September 2020
Safe Church Policy
Outlines the commitment of the church to principles in various areas. The procedures and guidelines provide detail relate to practical implementation of the Safe Church Policy. These include:
Procedure for Staff and Volunteers - explains the procedure for recruiting, training and managing volunteers
Procedure for Conflict Resolution - sets out a procedure for resolving conflict between two or more staff, volunteers, members or attendees of the church in a pastoral and restorative manner, rather than through a formal complaint handling procedure.
Procedure for handling complaints against staff and volunteers - sets out a procedure by which a complaint or information relating to a serious breach of the Code of Conduct can be received, investigated and resolved.
Procedure for Responding to Child Protection Concerns - sets out a procedure to follow when a complaint or information about any form of child protection concern is received.
Guidelines for activities with children and young people to be read and followed by all volunteers in ministries and teams directly connected with children and young people.
Ministry Screening Questionnaire
Asks personal questions to assist the church, its staff and volunteers to meet the obligations of the Child Safe Standards.
The Code of Conduct, Version 2 was adopted on 14 June 2021
As part of our commitment to create safe spaces at the church, staff and volunteers are required to agree with, sign and abide by the Code of Conduct.
Open PDF below for an account of our activities during 2019.
Open PDF below for Audited Reports and associated documents
Baptism is a public declaration of faith
It is a symbolic public act that a person is participating in Christ’s death, burial and resurrection and openly identifying with the Kingdom of God with Christ as Lord.
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Other public declarations of faith
At TBC, we recognise other forms of public declaration of faith, for example, confirmation. People who have undertaken these forms are not excluded from communion, membership, leadership or service in the church.