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An Online Resource Library on Gender-Based Violence.

Domestic Violence: What Churches Can Do

General Material
Training Tools
Published Date
January, 2002

This one-hour program for use in Christian education offers basic information on domestic violence, as well as concrete ideas about how congregations can become involved in prevention and can offer a safe space for battered women.

Utilizing a 20-minute video (an edited version of Broken Vows) the program provides worship materials, background information, discussion questions, and practical steps congregations can take to become involved in preventing domestic violence. Includes a 24-page study guide and a package of awareness brochures.

This program:

  • Teaches strategies to help churches support the complex needs of survivors of abuse
  • Provides education and training for clergy and lay leaders
  • Reviews practical steps churches can take to initiate a domestic violence ministry
  • Offers guidance to assist churches in preventing family violence

Includes a study guide written by Rev. Thelma Burgonio-Watson.

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