Anyone working with children/youth in church programs (youth leader, Sunday school teacher, camp counselor, etc.) must be a registered children and youth worker. Registration is two-fold: completing the application form and attending the training.

Child Protection Training

Next Available Training: Fulton Congregation, December 3rd after church

The Mission Center offers Child Protection Training throughout the congregations and before camps.  If your congregation would like to host a training please contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Remember that refresher courses are recommended every 3 years.

In addition to the core training, presentations are available on request for:

  • Administrator's Training
  • Boundaries: Working with Children, Young People
  • Community of Christ: Child Protection Overview
  • Camp Counselor Training

More information:

Children and Youth Worker Application Form 

If you are not currently a Registered Child and Youth Worker, please fill out and submit a Youth Worker Application Form to your pastor. The pastor will contact the references listed and personally interview the applicant to determine whether the person is suitable to become a registered children and youth worker. More details about the process can be found on the World Church website.