ALTON — A minister will discuss ways congregations can prepare for emergencies at a Red Cross Speaker Series event Monday, June 30.
The Rev. William Engfehr will discuss what to do before, during and after an emergency. Engfehr was the senior pastor at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Collinsville from 1993 to 2013 and is a chaplain for the Illinois State Police. He is a member of the Southern Illinois Critical Incident Team as well as the Greater St. Louis Critical Incident Stress Management Team.
Engfehr will talk about:
- Why faith communities should be involved in disaster preparedness and response
- How to put together a plan
- The seven key elements of a plan
The event will be 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. with lunch provided at the Red Cross’ Alton office, 1639 Main St. Make reservations with Lou at (618) 465-7704.