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Retreats & Events

Saturday, January 4, 2020
9:00 am EST2:00 pm EST
Hanging Rock Christian Camp
  • You Are Invited to IDES Training
    International Disaster Emergency Service
    All churches of the West Central Evangelistic Associations; all Christian churches and Churches of Christ supporting Hanging Rock Christian Camp.
    IDES “Safe Worship” church security training
    Saturday morning, January 4th, 2020: 9am-2pm (Eastern time) with lunch provided from 11:30 to 12:30 p.m.
    Hanging Rock Christian Camp, 6988 South IN-263, West Lebanon, IN 47991 (4.1 miles south of West Lebanon on
    SR 263)
    Steps to safeguard houses of worship. Learn how to:

    Reduce the overall risk of violence, especially before the crisis;

    Reduce the number of injuries during the attack;

    Increase the survivability of injured persons in the minutes after the attack.
    The Safe Worship seminar covers what to do well before the incident, deals with the critical 5 minutes of the incident, and continues with the equally critical 15-20 minutes after the incident.
    Who should attend “Safe Worship” Training:
    Full-time and volunteer ministry staff; eldership / leadership; department heads (children, special needs); greeters / ushers; those who regularly pass the communion and offering plates; members of existing safety / security teams; members of law enforcement and Fire/EMS; and members with concealed carry permits.
    The Safe Worship seminar includes:
    Background of IDES; Need for a Security Plan, Site Assessment; Greeters and Ushers - First Line of Defense; Safety/Security Team; Armed Security Team; Run. Hide. Fight (updated); Medical Response Teams; Crisis Recovery Teams; Emergency Medical Care - First 10 minutes.
    Instructor/HRCA Event Coordinator:
    Ed Sanow, IDES Director of Training, 30-year veteran of law enforcement, former editor of LAW and ORDER magazine, ALERRT-certified in Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events. He can be reached at or 765-491-1327 (call/text).
    Please RSVP by registering online at, “Register Now!”

  • Mission Crossfire
    Mission Crossfire

    Mission Crossfire is a non-profit in Warren County that Hanging Rock Partners with. On the last Saturday of the month, there is a Mission Crossfire event here at the camp that is free to attend for kids and families. Kids will learn and practice their shooting and archery skills, as well as have lunch and lessons. For more information contact Jim Morgan at