All volunteers and staff are required to submit clearances before serving. Those include: PA State & Child Abuse, and FBI Fingerprint or Affidavit. Here is a link to learn more about how to obtain them.



Safe Sanctuaries

Here are some times that the Safe Sanctuaries training is being offered.

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Rescue and Restore Church Scranton/Wilkes-Barre District 

125 Lackawanna Ave., Olyphant, PA 18447 

10 a.m. - 12 p.m. , $3 for Booklet

Led by Gan Arnold

To register, contact email Amy Wynn at or call Gan Arnold at (570) 470-9351

Register by April 16

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Beach Lake UMC Scranton/Wilkes-Barre District 

7 Milanville Road, Beach Lake PA 18405 

6 - 9 p.m. , $3 for Booklet

Led by Barbara Snyder

To register, contact Rev. Barbara Snyder at (570) 729-7011 provide contact information

(name, address, email address, phone number, home church) 

Register by April 24

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Swissdale UMC, Community Center State College District

974 E Croak Hollow Rd, Lock Haven PA 17745

Light morning refreshments available

9 a.m. - 12 p.m. , $3 for Booklet

Led by Jason Mackey

To register, contact Pastor Jay Saldana by phone at (814) 883-3550

(you may leave a message)

or by email at

Register by May 6

For online training, please click the "Find Out More" button below.

Obtaining Clearances/Safe Sanctuaries Training

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