Safe Worship course
(church safety and security program)
IDES Training (International Disaster Emergency Service)
Saturday, September 12
8:00am-12:00pm (continental breakfast at 7:30am)
Greenville FMC, 1367 IL Route 140, Greenville, IL 62246
(sponsored by Gateway Conference and Greenville FMC)
Who should attend?: Gateway Conference Pastors appointed to churches and a lay leader from each church.
This course will cover the following:
Background of IDES
Need for a Security Plan
Greeters and Ushers - First Line of Defense
Safety/ Security Team
Armed Security Team
Run. Hide. Fight (updated)
Medical Response Teams
Crisis Recovery Teams; Emergency Medical Care - First 10 minutes.
Learn how to:
Reduce the overall risk of violence, especially before a crisis;
Reduce the number of injuries during an attack;
Increase the survivability of injured persons in the minutes after an attack.
The Safe Worship seminar covers what to do well before an incident, deals with the critical 5 minutes of an incident, and continues with the equally critical 15-20 minutes after an incident.
Registration is free but you must register to attend (register by Wednesday, September 9 to firstname.lastname@example.org