In the wake of the shooting at Emmanuel AME church in Charleston and other acts of violence in churches, discussions are ongoing about safety for staff and parishioners on Sunday and during the week.
From the Winfield, KS Daily Courier:
Security was an important issue at local churches even before last month’s church shooting in Charleston, S.C. While the possibility of a similar incident here may seem remote, pastors from several local churches who spoke with the Courier said there is a need to have such policies to do what they can to prevent something from happening….
Buzzer systems, security cameras, locked doors are under consideration. Has your church thought about possible violence in your building and how to prevent it? Is it possible to be completely safe? How far should security rule community life?
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