UM Sexual Ethics Information


Please feel free to contact us if you need any personal assistance. Each of the sections below contains a substantial amount of important and helpful information.

Do No More Harm

Is presented by the General Commission on the Status and Role of Women to provide information and guidance when there is a complaint or concern of clergy misconduct of a sexual nature.

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Definitions & Social Principles

This section will help you become familiar with the language associated with behavior and actions related to sexual misconduct. Includes a full alphabetized lexicon of words and their definitions.

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There are many types of policies that conferences and local churches should consider. Find three sample sexual misconduct policies, covenants with registered sex offenders, state reporting laws and statue of limitations.

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Resources & Training

We've attempted to simplify helping you find the Resources you may be needing. In this section we have organized the resource materials into Categories. As you scroll the page, each section will contain a number of helpful resources.

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Video Resources

This section includes our Do No Harm video series.  Thanks for taking the time to learn more by viewing this informative collection of videos.

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Sometimes it's easiest to use this section as we've taken the most Frequently Asked Questions and listed them here with answers. This is a really helpful resource that may answer some of your questions. We will continue to add new questions and answers to this section as new FAQs emerge.

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