In 2003, NYAPC developed and activated a Child Protection Policy. We are committed to the safety, welfare and protection of all children participating in the activities and programs of NYAPC. This commitment includes the protection of all children from any form of abuse or harassment, whether physical, mental, or sexual. During each baptism of an infant, child or adult into this covenant of faith, the members of this church pledge to uphold that person in the spirit of Christ and to teach, strengthen and support the individual’s relationship with the household of God. It is in this context and with this spirit that we uphold this policy.