Procedures for Clearances

All Volunteers who are Working with Children

If you have done these specific clearances within the past three years, they are acceptable but you must have all three clearances! Please turn into the church office.
  1. PA State Police Background Check
    1. Go to
    2. Click on “Submit a new record check.”
    3. This clearance is now free for volunteers.
  2. PA Child Abuse Clearance (Act 33)
    1. Go to
    2. Create an account first.
    3. This clearance is free for volunteers.
  3. FBI Fingerprint “OR” Signed & Notarized affidavit
    1. FBI Fingerprint process
    2. Go to
    3. Click on “Register Online.”
    4. You will need to go up to the Bloomsburg University Bookstore after you obtain the proper form and ID number to be fingerprinted. The hours are: Monday – Friday (8:30-4:00) PM. Please register at the Bookstore before you arrive for fingerprinting. (570) 389-4180
    5. Note there is a $27.50 Fee associated with this process, which can be paid online or by sending a money order.
    6. Signed & Notarized affidavit
    7. Click below to download the affidavit form for our church.
    8. 4-2015_Affidavit_for_Prospective_Conference_Volunteers 
    9. This form must be signed and notorized by a licensed notary. There are those in the congregation licensed to do this, so please notify the pastor if you are in need of this service. Be sure to bring your form and drivers license to complete this process.
  4. Complete reimbursement form
    1. Click below to download the online reimbursement report for our church.
    2. TUMC-Reimbursement_Report
    3. “OR” these purple papers are located on a clipboard at the bottom of the front stairs in the church.
    4. Complete the form with required information and submit for reimbursement.