We are committed to protecting children, youth, and vulnerable adults, thus we are committed to following our Safe Sanctuary program and the laws of Pennsylvania. We updated our policy and procedures in 2018.
Clearances Needed for All Employees and Volunteers
Pennsylvania State Police Criminal History Report (free)
Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance (free)
FBI Criminal History Report (Fingerprint-based background check)
($27.50 Fee -or- signed Affidavit, see Note below)
NOTE: The FBI Criminal History Report is not required for volunteers who have resided in Pennsylvania continuously for a period of 10 years prior to becoming a volunteer or applying for volunteer status and who sign an Affidavit affirming that they have not committed certain crimes that otherwise would prohibit them from being a volunteer responsible for the welfare of a child or having direct contact with children. ( Affidavit MUST be signed in presence of Notary )
*** If you do not met the requirements for an Affidavit, please contact the Church Office.