The Good Steward

June 2020

Dear Friend,

We sincerely hope you and your families are staying safe and that your organizations are doing well! This issue takes a look at disaster preparation and response, as well as some basic safety issues you’ll face as the weather warms up.

I hope you enjoy this issue of Good Steward. Email me with any feedback or questions you may have, and feel free to forward this publication to others who may benefit from it.

Happy reading!

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Steve Follos

Vice President and General Manager
The Church Insurance Agency Corporation

Articles in This Issue

Emergency Kits and Go-Bags: Prepare Your Community

Every religious organization should prepare for the possibility of disaster by taking these three steps and gathering these items.

Get prepared.

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FMLA: What Religious Organizations Need to Know

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) can be confusing. That’s why it’s important to get informed, then be consistent and transparent in your administration.

Find out more.

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Bishop Greg Rickel: Church Pension Group Trustee

Eighth and current Bishop to the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia, Gregory Rickel, talks about the rewards and challenges of serving.

Get to know Bishop Rickel.

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From the Claims Desk: Warm Weather Equipment Use Training

Before you hand over the key to the storage shed, do a training session so volunteers understand the limits and dangers of the equipment they’ll be using.

Err on the side of caution.

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Green Tip: Encourage parishioners to BYOB.

Water bottle, that is. Instead of using bottled water, ask volunteers to bring their own reusable bottles that can be filled from a tap or fountain.



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