It’s a situation no one wants to think about, but recent events have pushed it to the forefront of your mind. What would we do if a mass shooting happened at our church? How can your members, children, and visitors be best prepared for an active shooter? As churches, our ministry to embrace anyone in need makes us vulnerable. How do we keep our doors open to all, while protecting those inside? (Active Shooter Safety, ARM, pg. 6). Below is information to help answer those questions as well as prepare you and your congregation for such scenarios.
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How to Prepare and Respond
Below is information from Homeland Security, Adventist Risk Management and other organizations, to help you know how to prepare and respond, if you were ever in an active shooter situation. Click on the images below for more information.