Church members seated in a Latter-day Saint chapel listen to a speaker. The updated safety guidelines released on Oct. 10, 2019, encourage members to always be aware of their surroundings. | Intellectual Reserve, Inc. Updated safety guidelines for leaders and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were released in a letter from the Presiding Bishopric on Oct. 10. The letter states that due to “changing conditions around the world,” the purpose of the new guidelines is to help leaders and members know how to increase safety at Church buildings. Leaders are invited to discuss the guidelines in stake and ward councils and educate members to address local concerns. “We want to get resources into members’ hands — things they can do...
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Church News: Church releases new safety guidelines to help members in case of shootings, emergencies