Risk Management Team Professional Pack:
Churches respond most effectively to an emergency when they've prepared for it beforehand. Use these tools to train yourself and other leaders at your church on what to do when guns, dangerous people, and disaster come to church. Also, learn how to create a safety team and communicate in a crisis.
- Confronting Gun Violence at Church: Help your congregation feel secure in your house of worship. Begin by assessing the current security of your church. You'll also receive advice on how to plan for the unexpected, whether or not your church should hire a security guard, and how to deal with the media in violence aftermath. Read more.
- Dealing with Dangerous People: Learn safety measures your church can take to ward off dangerous individuals from entering your church, as well as practical ways to respond to disruptive people. Read more.
- Creating a Safety Team: Every church could benefit from having a safety team trained to respond appropriately to crises. Read more.
- When Disaster Strikes: When churches plan for disasters, it's always with the hope that the plans will be unnecessary. But if a disaster—be it a hurricane, a tornado, a fire, flooding, or something else—does strike your church, you'll be glad if you've taken time to think through preparations that can easily be put into action when disaster strikes. Read more.
- Communicating in a Crisis: By definition, a crisis could be anything that disrupts church life. It could be something internal—such as a budget shortfall—or something as serious as a public scandal or allegations against the church, which will require dealing with the media—and, at times, responding to negative media coverage. Learn how to navigate through that communication process. Read more.