Starting a Safety Ministry


Q. Risk management, as it applies to churches, can best be described as:

A. Evaluating and addressing the safety and security of your congregation's facilities, activities, and programs.

Q. The approach mentioned in the video segment focused on:

A. Value, Team and Work

Q. The goal of focusing on the “value” element is to:

A. Incorporate safety as one of the key values of the congregation.

Q. One of the three motivating factors for churches to undertake risk management is:

A. Pastoral Motivation

Q. Pastoral motivation for church safety and risk management includes which of the following considerations?

A. Stewardship of the people and property entrusted to the church's care, loving one another and shepherding and protecting the congregation.

Q. While insurance is an important part of a church’s risk management plan, which of the following best describes why insurance should not be the only risk management practice that a church undertakes:

A. Insurance cannot do anything to prevent an accident from happening in the first place.

Q. When recruiting members to serve on the church’s Safety and Security Team, consider people with:

A. Knowledge and/or experience in safety and risk management, a passion for safeguarding the church and its people and a stake in how the team's work might impact their ministry area.

Q. In getting to work, the Safety and Security Team might find which risk management framework helpful:

A. "EFFECT" approach to church risk management.

Q. In addressing the risks that it faces, a church may decide to:

A. Either retain the risk, transfer the risk or reduce the risk.