Keeping Our Congregations Safe in 2023

By Sunshine Jeremiah Wolfe

Congregational leaders have been reaching out with concerns around safety both in person and online as tensions increase in some areas of the country. This blog will address some of those concerns.

Rev. Sunshine Wolfe speaks about these issues in this short YouTube Video.

Safety Update 2023 Transcript_0 (TXT)

Additional Resources:

Most towns and counties have de-escalation trainings. Having all staff, greeters, and ushers train in de-escalation training can make a big different. The Deescalating Disruptive Situations page has some resources to help you get started.

If your congregation has experienced a safety issue, or want to talk about other things your congregation can do to be safer please reach out to your primary contact.

About the Author

Sunshine Jeremiah Wolfe

Rev. Sunshine J. Wolfe is Congregational Field Staff for the Central East Region serving congregations in western Pennsylvania and across Ohio. Ghe hails originally from Indiana where ghe learned to sing, dance, and cause trouble- the social justice kind. Ghe is currently a member of TRUUsT...

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