Resources to Enhance Your Church's Children's Ministry
The information contained on this page is designed to assist member churches as you seek to strengthen your church's children ministry. You are encouraged NOT to simply "cut and paste" the documents. Rather, make certain they are made applicable to the specific needs of your church and children's ministry:
Sample Medical Information Form: A sample medical form detailing medical information for children/youth participants.
Protecting Child and Church: A PDF handbook for your church's children's ministry designed by BSCNC.
Sample Children/Youth Church Policy: A sample policy that can be adapted to provide guidance for day-to-day operations of your church's children/youth ministry.
Sample Children/Youth Church Policy #2: A second, more detailed policy for preschool/children's ministry guidelines.
TRBA Encourages Background Checks
AT THE VERY LEAST, the local church should develop a policy to do sex offender background checks on ALL persons that work with children and youth! Click on the image to the left to go to the National Sex Offender Registry and get a free check.
Tar River Baptist Association encourages churches to do more detailed background checks as well. TRBA is set up to do low cost background checks that are more detailed. You may contact us at 919-496-7172 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like additional information.
Background Check Price List
Here are the background check services we offer:
How to Order Background Checks:
1. Order Form: This form distinguishes which type of BG check is preferred and must be submitted with the Permission Form.
2. Background Check Permission Form: This form must be on file with TRBA (along with payment for the background checks) before we can do the background check.