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October 2020

Active Bystander Training – Online

October 22, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

The Training Active Bystanders (TAB) program helps participants recognize when they are bystanders, analyze situations, and evaluate the consequences for everyone involved. TAB heightens bystanders’ power. It teaches how bystanders can interrupt harm doing and generate positive actions by others.

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November 2020

Webinar: Understanding Domestic Violence – Forms, Dynamics, and Myths

November 12, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Zoom
Free

One in three Canadian women experience abuse from an intimate partner. This webinar will unpack myths related to domestic violence and broaden our understanding of its forms and impact. We will look at barriers to disclosing abuse and how we can start to address this hidden epidemic in our faith communities. Presented by: Dr. Deborah-Zita Somakoko – Breaking the Silence on Domestic Violence, FOUNDER Dr. Deborah-Zita Somakoko is a mother, advocate, public speaker, business owner, and God servant. Deborah Zita…

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Webinar: How to support women experiencing abuse

November 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

As support people, how will we recognize the signs of abuse when we see them? How can we respond in the best ways possible to increase women’s safety and allow women to make their own decisions? In this workshop, Karen will offer concrete, proven tools to be effective in supporting women experiencing abuse. Presented by: Karen McAndless-Davis Karen McAndless-Davis is an ordained pastor in the Presbyterian Church in Canada and a Registered Professional Counsellor. She has worked in the field…

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Unmute: The Impact of a Pandemic of Gender-Based Violence (ONLINE)

November 25, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Online,

UNMUTE is a forum theatre piece that addresses the rise of domestic violence and gender-based assault during COVID-19. While a family’s life may seem normal from the other side of the screen, abuse is lurking behind closed doors. Immerse yourself in this important and timely piece that gives audience members the chance to rehearse scenarios for real life. Audiences will learn skills and resources for how they can make a difference. Click here to register

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Webinar: Working With Men Who Have Been Abusive

November 27, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

How do we walk with men who use abuse in their relationships? How do we apply a transformative justice model to domestic violence? In this webinar Magi will discuss accountability, the work required for men wanting to change, and how to offer support. Presented by: Magi Cooper Magi Cooper has been a dedicated advocate for domestic peace for over 30 years. Magi has co-facilitated Respectful Relationship programs for men incarcerated for spousal assault. She and her husband Bob Morrissey have…

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December 2020

Unmute: The Impact of a Pandemic on Gender-Based Violence (online)

December 3, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Online
Free

UNMUTE is a forum theatre piece that addresses the rise of domestic violence and gender-based assault during COVID-19. While a family’s life may seem normal from the other side of the screen, abuse is lurking behind closed doors. Immerse yourself in this important and timely piece that gives audience members the chance to rehearse scenarios for real life. Audiences will learn skills and resources for how they can make a difference. Click here to register

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July 2021

Webinar with Scot McKnight On Creating Cultures that Resist Abuse and Promote Healing

July 7, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This Summer, Safe Church Ministry of the Christian Reformed Church of North America is hosting a webinar with Dr Scott McKnight. Dr. Scot Mcknight is the author of The Jesus Creed, Blue Parakeet, numerous bible commentaries and most recently, The Church Called Tov. Scot is a professor and theologian, currently on faculty at Northern Seminary as the Chair of New Testament. In The Church Called Tov, Dr. Mcknight and Laura Barringer explore the concept of Tov (Hebrew word in scripture used for…

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November 2021

Behind Closed Doors: The Church and Domestic Abuse in Christian Homes – Webinar

November 17, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Zoom

November is Domestic Violence Awareness month; a time to raise awareness that domestic violence impacts millions of people. It's a problem across every gender, status, culture, religion and race - and it's one we all have a part in addressing. This November, MCC Manitoba will be hosting a two-part webinar series especially for faith leaders - to offer insight into domestic violence in Christian contexts and engagement with biblical texts that function to heal rather than harm. Behind Closed Doors: The Church and Domestic Abuse…

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Opening Closed Doors: The Bible, Pastoral Care, and the Challenges of Domestic Abuse – Webinar

November 24, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

As a result of the historical silence surrounding domestic abuse in Christian homes, pastors report feeling ill-equipped to respond effectively. This webinar explores life-giving readings of the Biblical text that can contribute to meaningful and positive pastoral engagement, opening doors to healing and hope. Presented by: Cameron McKenzie Cameron joined Fort Garry Evangelical Mennonite Church as lead pastor earlier this year, after 25 years teaching Old Testament at Providence University College. In addition to teaching, Cameron filled roles as dean…

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April 2022

Webinar: A guide for responding to congregational sexual harassment and abuse

April 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

On April 27th (CT) we are hosting a webinar to unpack one of our latest church resources, A Guide For Responding to Congregational Sexual Harassment and Abuse.   This guide is a practical resource intended to help congregations respond to cases of sexual harm (not involving leaders or children). The guide is informed by the principles of survivor-centred care, recognizing that when the needs of those harmed are prioritized there is a greater likelihood for healing and restoration. While we…

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