Every church MUST think about church security in today's world! Every church should have a church security plan and a church security team in place! BUT, where do you begin and who can help? This conference will provide a comprehensive look at the main security issues facing churches of all sizes today.
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March 24, 2018
10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Buck Run Baptist Church
1950 Leestown Road
10:00 a.m. – Plenary w. Panel Discussion
11:30 a.m. – Breakouts
12:30 p.m. – Lunch
1:30 p.m. – Breakouts
2:30 p.m. – Dismissal
Each session lasts for 1 hour and is offered twice.
Michael Webb, Triple Counter Measure – “Active Shooters in Places of Worship: What Can You Do to Protect Your Organization?”
With active shooter incidents on the rise and increasing hostility towards Christians, the days of attending worship with peace of mind are sadly in the past. Learn how your organization can better prepare and protect your worshippers from dangerous people.
Brian Coyt, E:33 Group – “Assessing Your Vulnerabilities: Internal and External Threats”
Churches face a myriad of internal and external threats in the world today. Steps can be taken to mitigate these vulnerabilities through security countermeasures. The construction and layout of a building and its security can deter many negative events.
Mark Alderson, E:33 Group – “Vigilant Communication: What You Don’t Know, Can Hurt You”
Attendees will leave with real world knowledge of effective communication from the parking lot to the altar. This course will discuss a wide range of strategies to effectively communicate with visitors/congregation, staff and ministries, as well as law enforcement that may arrive on scene after an incident. Attendees will be able to implement positive change immediately after arriving back to their home churches that has life-saving potential.
Brian Schuette – “Making Sure Your Church Security Approach Is Legally Sound”
This session is presented by Brian Schuette, Managing Partner at Crain Schuette Attorneys (www.csafirm.com). Brian is a Kentucky trial attorney who has represented churches in several states. It will examine Church Security from a legal perspective with the goal of providing church leaders with practical insights to guide them through the process of addressing security issues in their churches.
Ron Aguiar – “Lessons Learned through Case Studies of Active Shooters”
This breakout will take a detailed look at actual active shooter incidents. By carefully analyzing each incident, churches will learn how to better provide a safe place for staff, members, and visitors.
Rachel Riquelme – “Safety and Security Essentials in Children’s Ministry”
Safety matters. In this break out session we will use a checklist to evaluate the current safety level of your children’s ministry. After identifying weak areas, we will discuss long term planning, short term planning, and steps you can implement immediately. We will be focus on check in and check out procedures, emergency plans, allergies and medical needs, and proper preparation of volunteers to keep every child safe.
Alan Dodson – “First Steps in Church Security”
We all know we need to do something in the area of Church Security, but it’s difficult to know where to begin. Your KBC Regional Consultants can help your church identify initial church security measures that can be implemented immediately.