Under the direction of the Archdiocese of St. Louis, all adults (18 years old & graduated from high school) who work with or volunteer with children MUST be in compliance with the Protecting God’s Children program. This means all paid employees, such as teachers, staff and maintenance workers in addition to all parents/guardians and volunteers such as room parents, coaches and referees, Sunday School, Liturgy of the Word and Room at the Inn, Luke 18 Sleephouses, 6th Grade Camping Trip, Musicians/Choir Members, Boy/Girl Scouts, Christkindl Abend, or Special Needs, etc. There are three (3) requirements for compliance:

- First, attend a Protecting God’s Children class dealing with the identification of sexual abuse and prevention. Registration is on-line at the Archdiocese website – under the link “Protecting God’s Children” (at the bottom of the home page).

GOOD NEWS *** There will be a Protecting God’s Children Class here at All Saints in the Parish Center on Monday, September 10, 2018. The class will start at 6:30 pm, but arrive about 15 minutes early to complete the necessary paperwork.

- Second, the Code of Ethical Conduct can be completed on-line at the time of registration or booklets will be available the night of the class or in the Parish Office.

- Third requirement is obtaining a Background Check. Background checks are performed by the State of Missouri’s Department of Health and Senior Services, Family Care Safety Registry. Forms will be handed out at the class or may be obtained at the Parish Office or the School Office. Completed forms should be returned to the Parish Office.

The Code of Ethical Conduct booklet and the State of Missouri background check form can be emailed to you. Just email the Parish Office requesting a copy -

Any questions should be directed to Barb Kasper or Diane Valentine in the Parish Office at 636-397-1440.