Emergencies & Safety
can be many different types of emergency situations in a church setting. We
have implemented a safety team to handle such emergencies. Below are some of
the emergencies we can face and course of action to take in such emergencies. Our goal
is to have a safe and comfortable place to worship God while being prepared for
situations that happen daily.
In the event of a
medical emergency notify, one of the safety team members and help as needed.
AED is located in
the left rear corner of the auditorium and medical bag is located in the
If asked to call 911
remain calm and be ready to give nature of emergency, location: Seneca Church
of Christ, 10833 Clemson Blvd., Seneca SC 29678 (864)654-7105 or number to
phone you're using. Be ready to give persons sex, age, medical history (if
possible). Remain calm and speak clearly.
Do Not attempt to
move person unless needed for safety reasons.
In case of fire
notify a safety team member immediately.
Safety team members
will activate our emergency evacuation plan.
- Remain calm
- know who is around you
- help any disabled or elderly
- Follow your area leader to
- Make your way to the grassy
area below and beside the lower parking lot.
- Do not re-enter building
until "All Clear" is given
- Do not leave in your car so
we can get a head count
- Follow your leader's
Remain calm and
seated. Follow safety team instructions.
- Contact a safety team member
- Follow safety team
outages / Bad weather cancellation
You will be notified
through our Call-A-Member services
In the event of
- Remain calm
- Make your way to the center
of the auditorium
- If a tornado were to hit the
building, crouch down in floor between or under pews
- Follow instructions
- Do NOT leave building
Safety Team Leaders:
Area 911 Activators:
Do not list your armed safety team members. You want as few people as possible knowing who they are. You never know when someone in the church might get to the point of feeling they must attack the church to support their cause. Whether it's a girlfriend breaks up with them and starts dating someone else there, a deranged husband, etc. Keep this list on a need to know basis only.