Sexual exploitation is the development or attempted development of a sexual or romantic relationship between a person in any ministerial position, lay or ordained, and an individual with whom he or she has a Pastoral Relationship, whether or not there is apparent consent from the individual.
For purposes of this training, ministerial positions, lay or ordained, include the following:
- Choir director
- EFM leader
- Eucharisitic Visitor
- Nursery Supervisor
- Spritual Director
- Stephen Minister
- Sunday School Director or Superintendent
- Sunday School Teacher
- Vestry Member
- Vestry Officer
- Camp: staff cooks, medics, counselors, session leaders, and volunteers
- Cursillo – Rector(a)
- Search – Adult leader, Rector(a)
- Vocare- Leader, Rector(a)
- Diocesan Boards: Corpus, Belfry, ECS, Foundation, NPCC, Schools
- Diocesan Council
- Office of Bishop Staff
- Program Committees
- Standing Committe
- Licensed Lay Ministers under Canon III.4: Pastoral Leaders, Worship Leaders, Preachers, Eucharistic Visitors, and Catechists.
*Does a ministerial position apply to only ordained ministers?
* Do these policies only apply to paid personnel?
* List 4 types of ministerial positions.
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