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Weekly Lessons, created and written by Richard R. Hammar, J.D., LL.M., CPA, give you a basic legal overview of essential topics based on staff or volunteer positions within a church.

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Responding to Allegations of Sexual Misconduct Involving Minors - Part 3

Introduction

This lesson introduces the issue of Responding to Allegations of Sexual Misconduct Involving Minors. You can review the Executive Summary to obtain the key points or read the Weekly Lesson for a more thorough presentation of this topic. Start by completing the following interactive quiz to test your knowledge.

A mother calls her pastor and informs him that her 10-year-old son claims to have been fondled by Bob, a middle-aged church member. The pastor cannot believe the allegation because Bob is a personal friend and member of the church board with an impeccable reputation. The pastor thanks the mother for calling, but assures her that her son must be mistaken.

Weekly Quiz

Instructions Click on the correct answer for each of the following questions.

Executive Summary

How should church board members respond when they receive allegations of sexual misconduct involving a staff member ...

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