County sheriff urges churches to develop plan for securing offerings

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Church offerings are becoming a frequent target for thieves.

In recent years a safe containing church offerings was stolen from a Mobile church. Two armed men robbed offerings from a Montgomery church. Thieves broke into a Shelby County church and stole church offerings.

“Would-be thieves find easy pickings in most churches and it starts with the offering plate,” said Matthew Hirschy, vice president of finance and treasurer at Brotherhood Mutual Insurance Company. (continued…)

– Read the full article from The Alabama Baptist newspaper at: http://www.thealabamabaptist.org/print-edition-article-detail.php?id_art=35539#sthash.IJx1kIcZ.dpuf

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