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Church safety and gun violence

Posted by Erik Alsgaard on

In the wake of the mass shootings at a Texas Baptist Church, resources have come forward to assist local churches in planning for the unthinkable: an active shooting situation in your church.

Below are links to several resources that we encourage you and your church leadership to review and implement as you see fit. Check back as this list will be updated as other information is received.

Christian Churches and Gun Violence -- Washington Theological Consortium 

How to Prepare For and Respond During and After an Active Shooter Incident -- Department of Homeland Security

Safety and Security at Your Organization -- Church Mutual Insurance

Gun Sense Resources for Local Churches -- Baltimore-Washington Conference

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UMs meet to discuss gun sense -- UMConnection