To view the Episcopal Diocese of Central Pennsylvania Safe Church Policy and Procedure Manual, click here.
Background clearances are required before Safeguarding God’s Children Training and for anyone 18 years and older who are involved with and/or have oversight in children and youth ministries.
You will need the following clearances to be up to date (once every 5 years)
* If you are employed by the church or have not lived in the State of PA for 10 years, you will need an FBI check, fingerprinting needs pre-registration.
If you are a volunteer and have lived in Pennsylvania for the past 10 years, you must affirm a 10-year Pennsylvania residency by signing the Volunteer Affirmation sheet, click here.
To obtain clearances, click here.
CPA Implications for parishes