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Protect Your Church from Severe Weather Conditions

Ministries can plan for safety during thunderstorms, lightning, and tornadoes

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Reduce the panic caused by severe weather by monitoring weather updates and providing shelter to storm victims.

Severe weather goes hand in hand with spring and summer in the United States. Lightning, strong winds, flash flooding, hail, or tornadoes could quickly strike your ministry. Take steps now to plan for how your ministry will protect the people or property in your care.

When severe weather approaches, people may need to take shelter. Reduce the confusion or panic that could ensue by creating, communicating, and practicing a plan in advance.

As you develop a plan, consider how you would:

  • Get people to shelter
  • Monitor weather updates
  • Coordinate your staff and volunteers
  • Prevent fires from a lightning strike
  • Provide shelter to community storm victims