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Church Security Planning for
Leadership Personnel

8 Hours

“The true first responders are the ones already on the scene.”

Church Security Planning for
Leadership Personnel

This course equips church leadership with all of the tools needed to start a security ministry or improve an existing one. Church Security Planning explains the importance of constructing a written plan and gives step-bystep instructions on how to do it. This plan will be the backbone of all of your staff training and your security approach, allowing you to respond objectively instead of reacting subjectively.

All attendees receive a 75-page workbook, risk assessment worksheet, physical security checklists and templates to create a written plan.

Elements of a plan include:
• Constructing and outlining a mission
statement
• Biblical authority for a security ministry
• Goals and objectives
• Risk assessment
• Planning checklists
• Code of conduct
• Policies and procedures

Additional topics include:
• Justification of a safety and security ministry
• Overcoming objections to protecting your
congregation
• Statistics and trends of crimes against
churches and the history of violent events in
churches
• Challenges and realities of police response to
in-progress crimes
• Armed vs. unarmed security: pros and cons
• Personnel selection for security ministries
• Active shooter response roles
• Working with local law enforcement
• Overview of threats to ministries
• Pastoral platform protection
• Physical security checklists and
considerations
• Collecting, protecting and transporting the
offering
• Establishing a medical ministry
• Liability: overview and considerations
• Ushers, greeters and parking teams: Their
importance in security
• Nursery security and safety procedures
• Radios and communication protocols and
selection
• Developing an outreach for protectors: law
enforcement, military, medical and fire

Who should attend?
Pastors, church business administrators, facility managers, security directors, children’s ministry directors, security team members, church staff leadership, elders and deacons.

This course is approved for 7 hours of Missouri POST continuing education.

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