New Apostolic Church USA

Faith Arc FAQs - Sunday School

How do these changes affect the Religious Instruction teaching?

Starting in Fall 2017, Religious Instruction will be 6th and 7th grades. When a student starts 8th grade, they move from the Religious Instruction class to the youth group and start participating in youth small group discussions and activities.


Who will need a background check? (This was in lieu of a prior statement that all teachers and youth leaders will need a background check.)

For any person working with children or youth in the congregation, they will need a background check. This includes teachers, youth leaders, and ministers. Already right now, ministers are going through the process of signing the Principles of Understanding and receiving a background check. The process of background checks is important because it’s necessary to create an environment of safety for all members.

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