Tips for Making Your House of Worship Better Equipped for Emergencies

Can an open and welcoming philosophy co-exist with improved security awareness that addresses the different threats that faith leaders must consider?

Tips for Making Your House of Worship Better Equipped for Emergencies

Our country was founded on the freedom of religion…all religions. Unfortunately, houses of worship are generally very soft targets to those that are criminally inclined. Crime statistics support the need for improved security awareness, training and tools to protect your congregation. The recent tragedy in South Carolina is an unfortunate trend that has been growing in the wrong direction since 1999. So besides the obvious, why is this situation important to you?

For starters, a stronger security program will enhance the retention of your current congregation and may even attract new members if diverse community service programs are offered in your building. Retaining and attracting members is the financial lifeblood of any faith-based organization.

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Worship Facilities Magazine, January-February 2018
The January-February 2018 issue of Worship Facilities Magazine offers articles about the many steps a church had to take in the aftermath of a fire, and another involving a church making the jump to 4K.

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