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Read our updated editorial policy for Together in Mission in 2024.

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Baptist Churches of South Australia and the Northern Territory Inc., including all member churches, have joined the National Redress Scheme.

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BCSANT holds a centralised fund for the accumulation of Long Service Leave entitlements for SA Baptist pastors as they move from church-to-church within SA. 

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Every year The Baptist Churches of SA provides a minimum recommended ministers stipend package, as the basis for payment to pastors and church workers. Churches can adapt the recommendation to suit the particular circumstances of the pastor and the church. This is currently based on the Teacher’s Award and has been approved by the Executive since 2007.

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A marriage enrichment programme, which is held in South Australia on selected weekends throughout the year

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Hosted by Melinda Cousins these podcasts include interviews, stories and sermons from the Baptist Churches of SA movement. Click here to listen.

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A collection of policies to keep your local church functioning!

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The constitution in this resource has been designed as a simple template for you to use as you explore preparing your new constitution. The template can be changed and adjusted to suit your particular context.

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A simple form for registering church volunteers.

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Read BUSA’s apology to Indigenous Australians in May 2000 here.

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Adopted by BCSA, read the statement from ABM responding to the Uluru Statement here.

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We exist for Christ reconciling all things to God. Read more about BCSA 2023-2026 strategy

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An aid to compliance with the South Australia Work Health and Safety Act 2012 – an Act to provide for the health, safety and welfare of persons at work

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This policy outlines the obligations for all BCSANT employees, volunteers and member churches in SA regarding their conduct and how complaints will be dealt with.

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This policy outlines the obligations for all BCSANT employees, volunteers and member churches in NT regarding their conduct and how complaints will be dealt with.

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The Survivor Support Advisory Program is designed to provide advice to any person who has experienced historic child sexual abuse and never disclosed and or reported the abuse to police but are now considering doing so.

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The Ministers’ Relocation Fund (MRF) exists to assist churches with the expenses associated with the relocation of a pastor in response to a ‘call to ministry’. Read the policy and information sheet here.

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Read our statement on the accreditation and ordination of women here.

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An aid for churches on the process cycle of staff appointments

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Baptist Union of the Northern Territory Inc., including all member churches, have joined the National Redress Scheme.

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Are you between the ages of 16-29 and interested in learning about the role of board members? This opportunity may be for you. Read more about this opportunity and criteria in the info pack.

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This document outlines BCSANT’s approach to discernment and conversation.

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This policy is to ensure that protective practices for children (people under 18 years of age) and families are implemented by BCSANT and Member Churches in SA. Download the policy here.

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This policy is to ensure that protective practices for children (people under 18 years of age) and families are implemented by BCSANT and Member Churches in NT. Download the policy here.

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