Policy Samples

Local Church Computer Use Policy Sample

This United Methodist computer policy was created to ensure the appropriate use of computer resources, monitor the productivity of users, assist in preventing harm to the interests of churches and their employees/volunteers and to prevent the violation of various state and federal laws. 

 Volunteer Liability Release Form Sample

The following sample form is another loss-prevention tool. This is an agreement whereby volunteers release the church from liability due to volunteer accidents. This does not release the church from liability for negligence or willful injury to a volunteer.  Your church is free to use, or not use, this form.

Local Church Media Crisis Plan template

If your local church is experiencing a media crisis, please contact your District Superintendent to activate the conference crisis team. For reference, a fill-in-the-blank crisis plan is offered for church use to establish their own crisis plans.

Sample Liability Releases

The following sample forms deal with release of liability when children or adults participate in church-related physical activities. Covered activities could include fitness classes.

Churches are free to make editorial changes to the Word document or to customize the language for their church and circumstances.

Sample Inflatable Documents
Important information regarding the use of inflatables at church events has been provided by Schifman Remley & Associates. 

View the accountable reimbursement forms, a disaster response plan sample, facility use agreement samples, child protection and sexual ethics information.