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.
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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.