Safeguarding God's Children Training
The diocesan approved child abuse prevention education and training, Safeguarding God’s Children, is required for all church personnel who regularly work with or around children or youth. Contact any of the certified trainers to set up your own training event, or check out the events calendar to see if a Safeguarding God's Children training is already scheduled near you.
Safeguarding God’s Children
training is now available online! Individuals needing training or to renew their training can access the training modules using a computer with a high-speed internet connection. Contact Lydia Bucklin
on how to get started!
Are you unsure whether you need this training?
A chart of required leadership trainings is now available. View/download Chart
Ms. Lydia Bucklin (Diocese of Iowa, Des Moines)
The Rev. Lynne Carver (St. Peter's Bettendorf)
The Rev. Thomas Gehlsen (Diocese of Iowa, Des Moines)
Ms. Effie Lingren (St. John's, Ames)
Ms. Mary Oliver, (St. Anne's, Ankeny)
North Cedar Valley Chapter
Ms. Mary Donegan-Ritter (St. Luke's, Cedar Falls)
Ms. Joan Farstad (St. Andrew's, Waverly)
Ms. Diane Neuhaus (Trinity, Waterloo)
The Rev. Elizabeth Popplewell (St. Luke's, Cedar Falls)
Dr. Terry Shively (St. Alban's, Spirit Lake)
South Cedar Valley Chapter
The Rev. Martha Lang (New Song, Coralville)
Ms. Eva Schoen (New Song, Coralville)