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Preparing the Church to Meet Emergency Needs

PREPARING THE CHURCH TO MEET EMERGENCY NEEDS

Once word spread about Jesus’ miracles, he couldn’t go anywhere without being
approached by crowds of sick, lame, and demon-possessed people. Once word gets out that your church helps people in need, don’t be surprised when many people in need (including some from your own congregation) start calling on you for help. Unless your church has a system to handle requests for emergency assistance, you may quickly become overwhelmed and tempted to close your doors. Your church should have a plan in place for responding to people in crisis, before they throw you into a crisis. There are no hard and fast rules, but here are some guidelines, which are outlined in the attached document.

 

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