State convention to hold sexual misconduct summit

The South Carolina Baptist Convention will sponsor a Sexual Misconduct Summit March 12 at Lexington Baptist Church.

The event is a daylong conference focused on addressing the risk of sexual misconduct and child sexual abuse in ministry environments.

Topics include: Understanding the Risk, Implementing Preventative Measures, Preparing for and Responding to an Allegation, Complying with Abuse Reporting Requirements, Creating Registered Sexual Offender Policies, Searching Criminal Records Effectively, and Applying Changes in the Law.

The conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and costs $20. To register, visit