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Strengths of the local church (short course)

A self-led online course on why the local church can play a crucial role in helping a community prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters

2023

An inside view of an African church full of people with a small child standing in the aisle

Course details

Language
English, French, Portuguese, Spanish
Duration
20 minutes
Cost
Free

What will you gain from the course?

  • Insight into the crucial role of the local church in helping a community prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters
  • Confidence to engage your local church in disaster preparedness
  • Inspiration from a church in Honduras that responded to a hurricane
This short course has been taken from the in-depth online course Disasters and the local church.

Course highlights

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  1. Understand how the local church is ideally placed to inspire and motivate its local community to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters.

  2. Watch a video from Honduras about a church that was able to respond effectively to a hurricane.

  3. Persuade a pastor, in this scenario-based learning, to mobilise the church and community in disaster preparedness

  4. Persuade a pastor, in this scenario-based learning, to mobilise the church and community in disaster preparedness.

Sign up now to start learning about the strengths of the local church. 

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What have previous learners said?

  • The church can demonstrate its love and compassion for the community by being present in times of distress and responding to the needs of those affected by disaster.

    Aregahegan Ethiopia

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