Our Policies

The Church is committed to providing places, services and programs that promote physical, emotional and spiritual health and safety and model the love of Christ to all whom we have contact with, particularly children, young people and vulnerable adults.


More Details: Safe Church Policy

A person appointed as a Safe Church Team Member should be a mature Christian who has been recruited according to the Procedure for Staff and Volunteers, have a current WWCC / WWVP clearance and have attended a Creating Safe Spaces workshop in the last 3 years. Close and direct liaison with the Senior Pastor / Senior leader and an ability to maintain confidentiality is essential.

More Details: Model Safe Church Team Role Description

The Procedure for Staff and Volunteers sets out a procedure for the thorough recruitment, screening, training and resourcing of all staff and volunteers, particularly those engaged in Child-related Work (within the meaning of the WWCC Legislation).


More Details: Procedure for Staff and Volunteers

The Procedure for Conflict Resolution (the Procedure) sets out a procedure for resolving conflict between two or more staff, volunteers, members or attenders of the Church in a pastoral and restorative manner, rather than through a formal complaint handling procedure.


More Details: Procedure for Conflict Resolution

The Procedure for Handling Complaints Against Staff and Volunteers (the Procedure) sets out a procedure by which a complaint or information relating to a serious breach of the Code of Conduct can be received, investigated and resolved.


More Details: Procedure for Handling Complaints against Staff and Volunteers

This document is provided to assist Riverstone Baptist Church make decisions about specific situations related to ministry with children and young people. In most instances, there are many variables to be considered and it would be inappropriate to formulate a
single rule for application across all activities.


More Details: Guidelines for Activities with Children and Young People

The Procedure for Responding to Child Protection Concerns (the Procedure) sets out a procedure to follow when a complaint or information about any form of child protection concern is received. In NSW this includes a Child Abuse Offence, Child Sexual Abuse, Sexual Misconduct involving a Child, or that a child is at Risk of Significant Harm.


More Details: Procedure for Responding to Child Protection Concerns NSW

The Church is committed to creating safe spaces where people can be confident that they will be cared for, nurtured and encouraged as they grow and at the same time, protected from spiritual, physical, sexual and emotional abuse.


More Details: Code of Conduct

Our church is committed to cross cultural mission. We believe that the gospel is such good news that it propels us out into the world to proclaim by word and deed the good news of the gospel. (Matthew 28:19-20, Acts 1:8 & Mark 1:17) Whilst we believe that this mission has both a local and global dimension, this policy is concerned with cross-cultural missions and how we chose to partner with others in fulfilling that mission. The idea of the policy is to create for us a clear process in making decisions about whom we will partner with and on what basis we will make that decision.


More Details: RBC Mission Policy

The completed form should be given to a member of your Safe
Church Team who will follow the Procedure for Responding to Child
Protection Concerns.


More Details: Safe Church Concerns Form

For staff and volunteers aged 18 and over.


More Details: Model Screening Questionnaires

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