Thursday, November 8, 2018
Toy & School Supply Donations needed: School supplies such as pencil sharpeners (They have plenty of pencils), notepads/notebooks. Foam ball, Stuffed Animals, Toy cars, Slinky, Small Etch a Sketch, Interactive toys with lights and sounds (include batteries), Play cars/trucks/boats, Plastic Tools, Plastic animals. Shoebox dedication is November 11, 2018. We’ll also be taking donations for the packing party you can speak to Elizabeth Cook for further details
There will be a Church Security and Intruder Response Training conference @ Friendship Bible Church on Friday, November 16 from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm and on Saturday, November 17 from 8:00 am - 2:30 pm We’ll address key topics including: • Approaching suspicious or armed individuals • Armed vs. unarmed security • Creating a culture of awareness • Intruder response • Lockdown • Medical response • Nursery security • Offering collection, protection, and transport • Protecting the pastor • Recognizing suspicious behavior • The role of ushers, greeters and other team members • Verbal conflict management & de-escalation • Volunteer selection The Church Security Planning and Intruder Awareness training will equip your staff and key volunteers to create a personalized security plan that protects your congregation while maintaining a welcoming environment. You can choose from a 1- or 2-day option, but both days are recommended and the subjects interrelate. Recommended: Bring note-taking materials.