Sadly, there have been a number of reports of Zoom calls being Zoombombed (an individual intrudes uninvited into a Zoom call) and distributing distressing material or comments, live streams being hacked, and people joining online groups with the intention of grooming children and young people.

CSAS have put together the attached guidance document in respect of using videoconferencing for ministry, parents may find the useful links section helpful in guiding you through the online world.


Sections 8 & 9 of the CSAS Creating a Safer Environment document inlcudes guidance on the use of technology, and photography and filming including live streaming church services.

Any questions on either document should be sent to