Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Response
Emergencies can affect a parish, ministry or community at anytime.
From large-scale natural disasters to localized acts of human violence, these events can devastate our communities and overwhelm our resources. Though we cannot plan for, or
This guide provides an easy-to-use, step-by-step format to begin creating an emergency plan for your parish. Additional resources are available at the link below or in the sidebar. All parishes of the Episcopal Diocese of Upper South Carolina are encouraged to create a written emergency plan as soon as possible.
For questions about the Parish Disaster Planning Guide, or for assistance in creating an emergency plan for your church, contact our diocesan emergency response coordinator, the Rev. Canon Alan Bentrup.