Church prepared, but still victimized

This church took steps to ensure that they were secure, but they have still been victimized repeatedly. Read their story, and then explore the ways that we can help to prepare your church to be secure.

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -Church leaders came to Forrest Heights Missionary Baptist Church Saturday morning to set up for a funeral. Deacon George Franklin said when they turned on the air conditioner, it never kicked on. That’s when they went outside and found six of the seven units were missing. “The people who is doing this really ought to be ashamed of themselves,” Franklin said.

Several of the units were locked up behind a fence. Thieves cut through a chain and wires and took off with the air conditioners. This is the second time burglars have stolen from the church in just three months.

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