Safe Sanctuary

Safe Sanctuary Training

Our Online Safe Sanctuary Training will be available beginning Sunday May 29. All persons working with children, youth and vulnerable persons at Lake Houston UMC are required to take a Safe Sanctuary Training every 2 years.


1 - Download the Safe Sanctuary Policy

While we will cover the basics in the video we will not cover all of the aspects of our policy. However you are required to be familiar with the policy as a whole. We encourage you to download our Safe Sanctuary policy and have it for reference. You can download a PDF from this link or use the button below.

2 - Watch the Safe Sanctuary Video (10-15 Min) (Below)

The video will contain an overview of our Lake Houston UMC Safe Sanctuary Policy. We will cover things such as the Two Adult Rule, Appropriate Touch and Relationships, Signs of Possible Abuse, and Reporting Procedures, and the guidelines for Lake Houston UMC.

3 - Answer the Short Quiz

The short quiz is designed to make sure you have read and comprehend the basics of our Safe Sanctuary Policy.

It will take just a few moments and the link is available right here on the website. If you mis-input an answer do not worry, you can take it again.

4 - Turn In Your Background Check Release Form

As part of Safe Sanctuary, we require yearly Background Checks for all individuals. Please fill out a Background Check release form and turn it in to our church office. You are required to do so before you will be certified to work with children and youth at Lake Houston UMC.

Safe Sanctuary Basics