Church hosts safety seminar
Jennifer Lee Preyss
Nov. 4, 2011 at 6:04 a.m.
Area church leaders and Safety Program members are invited to attend the Church Safety Seminar on Nov. 15 at the Central Church of Christ in Victoria.
The Rev. Jimmy Meeks, who has more than 30 years of law enforcement experience, will lead the seminar - focussing on how to be observant and monitor activity on church grounds when members gather for worship.
Meeks will address topics such as dealing with suspicious people, church security policy, protecting children, unruly people in church, guns in churches, and when to call the police.
The event is free to the public, and is scheduled from 8 a.m. to noon. Those attending are asked to RSVP.
Meeks Church Safety Seminar has been endorsed by the Bluebonnet Conference of the Southwestern Texas Snyod of ELCA; First Baptist Church; First United Methodist; First English Lutheran Church; Grace Lutheran; Holy Family Catholic; Northside Baptist Church; Our Lady of Victory Cathedral and Trinity Lutheran Church.