House of Worship Security Funding Extends Beyond Grants
Houses of worship around the world are built on a foundation of openness, accessibility, and hospitality to guests and congregants alike. However, recent terrorist attacks on churches, mosques, synagogues, and other religious institutions are forcing congregations to rethink their security posture. This fundamental shift brings innumerable challenges, from funding to training to culture.
Terror attacks in Europe drove governments to place armed police or military troops at the entrance to many houses of worship, and the buildings themselves are increasingly fortified. But it’s hard to welcome your flock with concertina wire around the building.