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Volunteer Safety through the SafeChurch Program

By Angela Fortune / March 31, 2021 / Comments Off on Volunteer Safety through the SafeChurch Program

April is National Volunteer Month! Even though it looks different than in the past, volunteering is still alive and well. In your church, vetting and safety of volunteers is made easy with GuideOne Insurance’s Safe Church Program.   SafeChurch provides access to information: Over 100 risk management resources including fact sheets, checklists, sample policies and procedures…

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Highlights from Church Law and Tax Webinar on Church Child Abuse

By Angela Fortune / August 15, 2020 / Comments Off on Highlights from Church Law and Tax Webinar on Church Child Abuse

According to Richard Hammar of Church Law and Tax, church sexual abuse is the #1 risk to churches today in terms of damages. In his recent webinar, “Child Abuse: Emerging Trends to the Biggest Legal Threat to Churches” it was clear that when it comes to church sexual abuse prevention, a sexual misconduct policy is…

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Understanding Concealed Carry Guidelines: 2020 Update

By Angela Fortune / February 6, 2020 / Comments Off on Understanding Concealed Carry Guidelines: 2020 Update

While we’ve covered concealed carry in churches in past blogs, current events call for an update. Our goal is to stay on top of the latest education and resources to bring you the same. Our partnership with carriers like GuideOne Insurance gives us access to many tools. Likewise, GuideOne Insurance provides these directly to clients,…

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Field Trip Preparation Practices

By Angela Fortune / November 8, 2018 / Comments Off on Field Trip Preparation Practices

Field trips are a great tool for ministries – whether those ministries are church youth groups, nonprofit organizations or Christian school classes. Regardless of which type, they offer a unique opportunity for the youth to learn, connect with their peers and have an impact on the world around them. Before these trips can begin, however,…

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Beating the Heat at Outdoor Events

By Angela Fortune / June 27, 2018 / Comments Off on Beating the Heat at Outdoor Events

Safety Tips to Beat the Heat From kid-focused activities to events that welcome the participation of the whole community, summer is the perfect time to take things outdoors. The warmer, sunnier weather makes conditions ideal – but they can also make things more dangerous. Over the past few years, the EPA has reported a marked…

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Best Auto Safety Practices and Travel Kit Tips

By Angela Fortune / March 26, 2018 / Comments Off on Best Auto Safety Practices and Travel Kit Tips

Stay Schooled on Auto Safety and Travel Kits School trips are a time for creating memories, strengthening relationships and forming new ones, gaining cultural insight, connecting with the community and – of course – learning. As fun, as they might be, however, not planning properly, can put your entire group at risk. When you’re going…

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