Boundaries training for working with kids

The Minnesota Conference UCC will present a boundaries training workshop Saturday, Jan. 12. This training is for lay leaders and volunteers who work with children, youth and families. The workshop will be at Mayflower United Church of Christ, 106 E. Diamond Lake Road, Minneapolis. It will cover:

  • An introduction to boundaries, power, and vulnerability
  • Appropriate touch and healthy self-disclosure
  • Boundaries, the internet, and social media
  • Essential self-care
  • Best practices in safe child/safe church policies

Lori Alford, program director of Pilgrim Point Camp and Retreats, and the Rev. Kevin Brown, associate conference minister of faith formation for children and youth, will lead the training created by the Rev. Dr. Marie Fortune of FaithTrust Institute.

The registration fee of $25 covers materials, a continental breakfast, lunch, and snacks. Register by Jan. 4 at