Neighborhood Preparedness Outreach Training

Neighborhood Preparedness Outreach

Preparing for potential disasters is a great way to connect with neighbors and begin spiritual conversations.

Most people in our U.S. context have spiritual questions, but lack a context for discussing those questions without fear of being judged or pressured.

Unfortunately believers too often rush to answer such questions before really listening, reinforcing such fears rather than creating a safe environment for those who believe differently to encounter God and reach their own conclusions through Scripture discussions.

This September 15th training integrates:

  • the WA state Map Your Neighborhood program (to guide neighbors in preparing together for potential disasters)
  • with Q-Place guidance in gathering people with different beliefs for spiritual discussion around the Bible.

Content will include:

  • What are scientists predicting may happen in our region?
  • Loving our neighborhoods using The 9 Arts
  • How to use the Map Your Neighborhood resource (The 9 Arts way).
  • How does an individual prepare physically and spiritually for a catastrophic event?
  • How can a faith-based organization prepare?
  • A prophetic word…

Venue: Doxa Church (620 – 106th Ave NE, Bellevue)
Date: September 15th
Time: 9am–2pm
Cost: $20
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The WA state site notes that:

Neighborhoods prepared for emergencies and disaster situations save lives, reduce the severity of injuries and trauma and reduce property damage. And contributing as an individual and working together as a team helps develop stronger communities and improve the quality of life in the community.

Through integration with Q-Place:

  • Believers benefit from a natural way to engage and serve their neighbors.
  • Neighborhoods benefit through collaboration and stronger relationships.
  • The government benefits through the preparation of its citizens.