LPTS Offers Church Safety Workshop

Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary presents

“Church Safety and Pastoral Care in Violent Times”

A Two-part Workshop

Sunday, April 7
2:30—7:30 p.m.

In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn., Louisville Seminary and the Mid-Kentucky Presbytery’s DePART (disaster education, preparedness and response team) have assembled a two-part workshop on gun violence in the church.

Location: Louisville Seminary, 1044 Alta Vista Road in Schlegel Hall, first floor


  • Part I—“Church Safety in Violent Times” 2:30–5:00 p.m. Led by Ron Aguiar, current director of safety and security at Southeast Christian Church
  • Break for Dinner 5:00–6:00 p.m.
  • Part II—“Pastoral Care Response in the Wake of Violence” 6:00–7:30 p.m. Led by Rev. Laurie Ann Kraus, coordinator for Presbyterian Disaster Assistance
  • Participants are free to attend one or both sessions.

Cost: FREE

To Register: Contact Pat Welsh: 502.629.2702, pat.welsh@nullnortonhealthcare.org