Code of Conduct

Code of conduct related to sexual and romantic relationships for religious professionals known, including how to address concerns about professional misconduct to appropriate bodies.

Demonstrated by a statement in safer policies, newsletter articles, information on a website, or other.  If there are no professional religious leaders employed by the congregation, but outside clergy lead worship periodically, the congregation can be notified at least every other year about the professional code of conduct in the denomination and outside clergy speakers should be expected to comply with it.

SAMPLE RELIGIOUS LEADERS CODES OF CONDUCT AND REPORTING PROCESS BY DENOMINATION

African Methodist Episcopal Church Sexual Misconduct Policies and Procedures 

Conservative Jewish Movement (Rabbinical Assembly) Ethical Guidelines

Disciples of Christ Chaplains Disclosure and Release Form

Episcopal Church Constitution and Canons of the Episcopal Church Title IV, Canon 4: Of Standards of Conduct

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Guidelines to Report Sexual Misconduct

Metropolitan Community Churches Sexual Misconduct Policy (p. 10-11)

OHALAH (Jewish Renewal) OHALAH Professional Code of Ethics

Presbyterian Church  Creating Safe Ministries: Addressing Sexual Misconduct Presbyterian Church (USA)
Creating Safe Ministries Policy and Procedure

The United Methodist Church Sexual Misconduct within Ministerial Relationships: Rules and Roles for those in ministerial positions

Unitarian Universalist Association The UUMA Guidelines for the Conduct of Ministry

Process of Handling Misconduct