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Due to COVID-19, many churches utilize virtual options for their worship services, and continue to postpone activities leaving many buildings being unoccupied for long periods of time. This presents a greater risk for property-related incidents, including theft, vandalism, water damage and fire, including arson.  We've listed steps you can take to safeguard your church....

Threats to churches are increasing.  Many Christian leaders are now considering using a church safety team to help keep their church safe.  It’s important to put church safety and security at the forefront and make sure that we are making our houses of worship safe for all.   More than 1,500 deadly force incidents have taken place at houses of worship across the US since 1999 and the time of this writing. Nearly 800 people died during these incidents with many others wounded.  Christian leaders can and should take steps to safeguard their flock. ...

The Fall season is a popular time to host various outdoor events, such as a fall festival. These activities may be focused on ministering to children or reaching out to the local community. With many organizations beginning another service and education year in the fall, festivals are a great way to bring members together and celebrate. While these highly popular and well-attended events are great fun for members, families and the community, there are many risks associated with hosting such an occasion.   We've created a list of Safety Tips for Fall Festival Time....

From June through November, the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico coastal regions are highly susceptible to hurricanes, tropical cyclones or severe tropical storms. These natural disasters can cause significant damage to areas along the coast and those several hundred miles inland. Stemming from hurricanes, other disasters, such as tornadoes, floods, landslides or mudslides, can cause additional damage. While all of the destruction caused from these storms cannot be prevented, taking steps to prepare for hurricane season can lessen the physical and emotional damage to you, your family and your home. There are actually ways on how you could be prepared before the hurricane comes.  Although you may not live near a coastal area, you could experience devastating effects of a hurricane, such as torrential rains, wind and hail damage, even tornadoes.  Consider some of the tips below in order not to face a storm unprepared:...

Protect your church from catalytic converter theft.  We have been seeing a sharp rise in theft at too many of our churches.  Being unoccupied much of the week, churches present a tempting target to thieves. While copper thefts from air-conditioning units remain a problem, we are also seeing an increase in catalytic converter theft. Catalytic converters on buses and vans present a quick and easy opportunity. ...

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, several state governments have issued shelter-in-place or stay-at-home orders. This has led to regularly scheduled events and activities being postponed or canceled, and many buildings being unoccupied for long periods of time. It also presents a greater risk for property-related incidents, including theft, vandalism, water damage and fire. Following are some actions you can take to protect your property....

15 -Passenger Van Safety Tips Any organization should consider the need to replace and retire their 15-passenger vans due to some serious security concerns that are related with such forms of vehicles. We’ve listed some 15-passenger van safety tips for an organization, such as a church, on how they can remain safe on the road while using a 15-passenger van.  Leaders, drivers and passengers will benefit from knowing and applying these safety recommendations....