Church Safety & Security

Put Your Team to Work

As the issues that plague the world make their way into churches, more and more ministries are forming safety and security teams to help protect their people, property, and ministries. Once you have a team, how do you deploy it and ensure that it functions as an effective ministry?

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Duration: Approximately 68 minutes

What will you learn?

  • How to provide safety and security within a ministry mindset
  • How to position team members across different areas of a church
  • Suggestions for covering a sanctuary during worship

About the Presenter:

Bob JohnsonBob Johnson has served as the director of safety and security for Christ’s Church of the Valley in Peoria, Arizona, since 2005. He served on the Phoenix Police Department for 23 years and the Arizona Army National guard for 20 years. Today, in addition to his duties at Christ’s Church of the Valley, Johnson actively assists other ministries in starting safety and security teams. He also conducts ministry security seminars across the country.

The information provided in this webinar is intended to be helpful, but it does not constitute legal advice and is not a substitute for the advice from a licensed attorney in your area.

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