The Ministry of Church Defense will share Training, Best Practices, Intel, Threat Updates and Resources to assist church security teams providing safer worship experiences for all.
Open to all House of Worship security teams and guest services volunteers.
Quarterly Meetings held at various churches in the Chicagoland area - Urban, Suburban and Rural.
eRorteflecting our mission, The Ministry opf Church Defense logo shows us first as a ministry, protected by our shield of faith, honoring the Lord, ready to take action, de-escalate situations and defend our churches.
Our Mission is to create a network of churches helping each other to provide safer worship experiences.
The Ministry of Church Defense presenters have many years of experience and service in their local churches. Each meeting will feature an important main topic with experts in the topic area.
Want to Start a "Ministry of Church Defense" in your area - please contact us for details. We would love for this to spread to other major cities.
Registration - Networking - Coffee - Visit Resource Tables
Welcome - Opening Prayer - Housekeeping
Ministry of Church Defense Mission - Ministry - Biblical Mandate
Pastors Top Concerns : Optics, Cost & Guns
Local Threat Update - Current Issues and Potential Future Threats
Incident Response & De-Escalation Tactics > Tactics for where ever you are!
Main Topic Presentation w Q&A > "Dealing with Mentally Challenged People"
Handling interruptions and helping mentally challenged people can be a challenge to those who are not properly trained. We want to be respectful and helpful as we interact with people with special needs. Learn proper techniques for approaching, communicating, and helping our special guests.
Future topics to include Communication Strategies; ALICE Active Assailant: Stop the Bleed; Dealing with Mentally Challenged People; and Timely Topics to Improve your Team response to issues at your church.
Q&A - Any Topic
Q&A, Close in Prayer
September ??, 2022
Location > TBD
Dealing with Mentally Challenged People
September will be here soon and we’re making preparations. Don’t miss out! Let us know you and your church team are coming!
Is your Church interested in Hosting an Event? Contact us here for details!
We have events coming in August 13 or 20; November 5 or 12 and beyond.
Send us a message with any questions or concerns, and we'll get back to you with answers as soon as we can.