Keeping Churches Safe from Violence


Getting Started

The Diocese of Virginia suggests seven key areas to focus on when addressing violence prevention.

Parish Planning Template

 A useful template for completing your church's emergency preparedness plan.

Active Shooter Response

A quick reference guide from U.S. Department of Homeland Security available in English, Spanish and Korean.


Contact Us

For more information, please contact the Rev. Pete Gustin or the Rev. Deacon Dan Wilmoth, team co-chairs of the Disaster Preparedness and Response Task Force.

Disaster Relief

To help other communities facing disaster, go to Mission and Outreach.