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Safe Environment

Thank you for Volunteering at Church of the Annunziata!

Church of the Annunziata follows the Archdiocese of St. Louis Safe Environment Program (Protecting God’s Children). The program is designed to help protect the youth, elderly, and vulnerable adults of our parish as they participate in activities within our community. This process also provides a layer of protection against the possibility of false accusations for those adults who are involved in our many ministries.


I need to take a Protecting God’s Children workshop. How do I find one?

Please go to preventandprotectstl.org


I have taken a Protecting God’s Children workshop. What is the next step?

If you have not already done so, please register at preventandprotectstl.org and complete the Workers Registration form. If you have lived outside of Missouri within the last five years, please read the IP rights and complete the IP release. Please return all forms to Linda at the Rectory. If you have questions or concerns, please contact Linda at (314) 993-4422, ext. 200 or linda@annunziata.org.


I am a teen and would like to volunteer. What do I need to do?

If you are under 18 years old or still in high school, and wish to volunteer at Church of the Annunziata, please complete the Code of Ethical Conduct for Youth form, and return it to Julie in the Rectory.


Protecting God's Children Information & Forms


Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting

To report current sexual abuse of a minor by a member of clergy, an Archdiocesan employee, or a volunteer, your first call is to the Missouri Department of Social Services Children's Division Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline at 1-800-392-3738.  After you have reported to the authorities, please call the Office of Child and Youth Protection at 314-792-7704.

To report the past abuse of an adult survivor who was victimized as a child, please call the Office of Child and Youth Protection 314-792-7704.

Archdiocese of St. Louis Website: archstl.org