Friday, March 1, 2019

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Dove's Nest: March 2019
April 2019: Parenting for Prevention

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Dove's Nest is developing the following resources to assist congregations during Child Abuse Prevention Month 2019.

Stay tuned for the final materials in our April 1 newsletter!

  • 2019 bulletin insert by David Orr that includes a prayer and a short reflection on abuse prevention.
  • A discussion guide, Parenting for Prevention, by Samuel Voth Schrag for use in adult Sunday school classes, small groups, and other settings.
Introducing Speaker Leah Rediger Schulte

Leah holds a PhD in Women's Studies in Religion with an emphasis in Hebrew Bible/Old Testament from Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California. Her research interests include women in the Bible, women and gender in world religions, feminist theo(a)logies, and interfaith conversations. Her first book, The Absence of God in Biblical Rape Narratives (Fortress, 2017), considers the impact of rape culture on the interpretation of biblical rape narratives. Leah is the Director of Religious & Spiritual Life at Doane University, Crete, Nebraska. Leah is Dove's Nest primary speaker on the issue of consent and faith communities.

Read more.

For Anabaptist Churches: $350 Safe Church Grants Available

Everence® supports churches in protecting children, teens, and vulnerable individuals from harm with the Safe Church Grant. This $350 grant helps to reimburse churches for costs they incur to keep people in their care safe from sexual or other forms of abuse. Consider using these funds for a Dove's Nest training at your church!

Click here for flyer or application.

Dove's Nest Upcoming Events

Alive Ministries 
Jenison, MI
March 22 & 24, 2019

Pennsylvania Conference of Seventh-day Adventists
Hamburg, PA
March 31, 2019

Pennsylvania Conference of Seventh-day Adventists
Pittsburgh, PA
May 5, 2019

Christian Reformed Church 
Grand Rapids, MI
May 16, 2019

Chicago Community Mennonite
Chicago, IL
May 18, 2019

Camp Amigos Centre
Sturgis, MI
June 10–14, 2019 

Mennonite Church USA Convention: 4 Seminars and a Booth!
Kansas City, MO
July 2–6, 2019 

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Omaha, NE 68134

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