Resources to Protect Your Faith Community

The world we live in can often be divisive, scary and unpredictable.  None of us like to think that a horrific event would happen in our neighborhood, at our schools, at our place of worship.  But they could, which is why it’s so very important to be prepared and have a plan.

FEMA and the Department of Homeland Security have put togehter a comprehensive resource list around planning, training and testing a security plan for your faith community.  To learn more, go to

Additionally, Associated Ministries has created a practical tool to enable local faith leaders to support one other during a time of crisis. Through our emergency response alert system, a text message will be sent in the rare event that a local faith community is threatened with a hate crime or violence and is asking for other communities of faith to lend support. To join the Pierce County Faith Leaders’ Emergency Response Network, text the keyword PCFAITHRESPONSE to 80123 and you will be automatically subscribed.

For more information contact Sandy at AM at (253) 426-1506 or email

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