Protecting God's Children

We ask that all YG parents hold current Protecting God's Children certification (course and background check), in order to be able to assist us as a parent driver for our fall trips. All volunteers working with youth in the Archdiocese of Newark must hold this certification.

If you took the PGC class more than 5 years ago (prior to December 2013), you'll need to re-certify.

All parents are asked to please complete the Registration Packet (pages 3-4 discuss our YG PGC policy) and return it to a meeting as soon as possible. The packet can be downloaded by clicking here.

More information about the PGC program and re-certification can be found in Barb's Kickoff Letter, in the Handbook, in the Fall Notes, and in the Registration Packet.

Advance registration on the Virtus website is required. For directions on how to register for a PGC class or a re-certification class, please refer to the "PGC Registration Information" handout, which is available to download below. 

Some local Protecting Gods Children initial certification course offerings include:
Wednesday, September 12th at 7pm at St. Helen (Westfield)
Friday, September 14th at 10am at St. Michael School (Cranford)
Sunday, September 16 at 2pm at St. Michael (Cranford)
Monday, September 17th at 9:30am at St. Helen (Westfield)
Monday, September 17th at 7pm at St. Helen (Westfield)
Thursday, September 20th at 7pm at St. James (Springfield)
Friday, September 21st at 7pm at Holy Spirit (Union)
Saturday, September 22nd at 10am at Holy Spirit (Union)
Tuesday, September 25th at 7pm at St. Bartholomew (Scotch Plains)
Sunday, September 30th at 6:30pm at St. Agnes (Clark) - in conjunction with our YG meeting that night.

Some local Keeping the Promise Alive Re-Certification class offerings include:
Tuesday, September 11th at 2:30pm at Mother Seton (Clark)
Wednesday, September 12th at 7pm at St. Helen (Westfield)
Monday, September 17th at 9:30am at St. Helen (Westfield)

For the most up-to-date list of course offerings in the Archdiocese, click here.

[Note: The list above is subject to changes, please follow the link to the Virtus website for the up-to-date offerings.] 
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StAgnes YouthMinistry,
Sep 9, 2018, 10:17 AM