Trinity Security Allies will host the 6th Annual Church Safety and Liability Conference on Saturday November 12 from 8:45 am - 4 pm at Generations Christian Church. Doors open at 8:00 am.
SEATING IS LIMITED - Get your ticket early!
Ticket Price: $49 + $2 handling when paid online. We want to encourage everyone to come!
Non-members will be invoiced to be paid online or you may mail a check to: Trinity Security Allies 1753 Loch Haven Court Trinity, FL 34655 for the appropriate amount based on the ticket prices above. (If you pay invoices by credit card, you will be charged a $2 per ticket processing fee.)
From now until 10/31, tickets are 50% off using promo code IAN, making tickets only $24.50.
Kevin Smith became Director of the DHS Center for Faith and Opportunity Initiatives in July 2018 (DHS Center). Mr. Smith is a Certified Emergency Manager who has worked with faith and community based organizations for more than 20 years. Most recently, Mr. Smith served as the State Director for Emergency Disaster Services for The Salvation Army, Florida Division.
In 2001, Mr. Smith served multiple roles for the Salvation Army following the attacks on September 11. In 2004, he supported recovery efforts as the Area Commander for Salvation Army disaster relief in Florida following the unprecedented hurricane landfalls that year. For Feeding America, America’s largest network of more than 200 local and regional food banks, he coordinated immediate response efforts for Hurricane Katrina in Biloxi, Mississippi, and then supported their recovery operations for the entire Gulf Coast.
In 2008, Mr. Smith returned to the Salvation Army where he served as the Florida Area Commander for all Salvation Army disaster response efforts until he left to join the DHS Center. While in Florida, he led the Salvation Army’s efforts to support the 2016 Hurricanes Hermine and Matthew and the 2017 Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Outside Florida, he also supported the Salvation Army for the Haiti earthquake response in 2010, and served a leadership role during the South Carolina floods in 2015, and Hurricane Harvey in 2017 in Houston, Texas.
In 2015, Mr. Smith completed Harvard University’s National Preparedness Leadership Initiative. He received the Distinguished Service Award at the National Hurricane Conference in 2005, and again at the Florida Governor’s Hurricane Conference in 2018.
Marla Wierzel is a 13-year veteran of assisting church leaders and other faith-based organizations protect their young and vulnerable with background screenings and child safety training courses. Marla uses a consultive approach in working with clients to give them the confidence in choosing the best screenings for staff and volunteers at their organization.
Mr. Patrick N. Leduc has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1992. Additionally, he is a
Colonel in the United States Army Reserves Judge Advocate General’s Corp, presently serving
as the Commander of the 20th Military Historians Detachment. Colonel Leduc recently
returned from a 1-year tour of duty in the United States Central Command area of operations
where he participated in Operation Allies Refuge, Operation Inherent Resolve and Operation
Mr. Leduc has tried over 200 criminal and military jury trials, and over 100 cases on appeal in
Federal, State, and Military appellate courts. Mr. Leduc handles complex criminal defense cases and has extensive experience in family and immigration law. Additionally, Patrick is an
accomplished civil liberties attorney specializing in the area of religious speech.
In his military capacity, Colonel Leduc is a combat veteran and has provided concise and correct legal advice to three separate combatant commands, including Multi-National Forces-Iraq, United States Central, and Northern Commands. He is in his 34th year of service and will be retiring in January. He is the receipt of the Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal, and the Army Reserves Component Achievement Medal, He is also the recipient of the Iraqi Campaign Medal, Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary and Service Medals,
Humanitarian Service Medal, Armed Forces Services Medal, Good Conduct Medal and the
National Defense Service Medal, among numerous other awards, badges, and citations.
Patrick is a member of Alliance Defending Freedom and Liberty Counsel. In the recent past, Mr. Leduc represented a pastor in Hillsborough County who was arrested for violating a Safer-at-Home order by a local governing body by holding church services. Mr. Leduc brought litigation against Hillsborough County that resulted in the County Commission abolishing the Emergency Policy Group permanently, the group that had originally passed the offending order that declared that church attendance was not an essential activity.
Patrick is the author of numerous publications, including several law review articles. These
include Cruzan v. Director, Missouri Department of Health and the Right to Die: Where Should
the Line be Drawn and Christianity and the Framers: The True Intent of the Establishment
Clause. He is licensed to practice before both the United States Supreme Court and Supreme
Court of Florida as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the 11 th and Federal Circuit
and as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces. He recently authored a book for teenagers entitled His Story: Finding your Life’s Purpose In God’s Divine Provision.
When he is not working, or being a soldier, he is a husband and father to four beautiful girls.
As a retired Olathe, Kansas law enforcement officer and the Southeast United States Regional Manager, Ricky leads a team of Outside Sales Reps that present the benefits of becoming a member of USCCA in CCW and self-defense classes. As Outside Sales Reps, we partner with firearms instructors and gun ranges to provide responsible gun owners with education, training, and legal protection in the aftermath of a self-defense incident.
The United States Concealed Carry Association (USCCA) provides self-defense education, training, and legal protection to responsible American gun owners. Headquartered in West Bend, WI, the USCCA is the largest and fastest-growing association whose sole focus is the responsibly armed American.
Dr. Mark T. Jones Sr. is the senior leader and founder of Manifestations Worldwide Inc.
Dr. Jones was born again in 1992, called and licensed to the gospel ministry in 1994, ordained as a church Elder in 1997, and consecrated as an Apostle in 2004. Dr. Jones was directed of the Lord to establish a church, and the first service was held on July 15, 2001. Dr. Jones has been in upper level management for over 32 years, and teaches leaders how to live debt-free, and to
operate debt-free corporations.
Armed with an anointing to destroy the spirit of religion, to break the vice of traditionalism, and determined to make a difference in the lives of people, Dr. Jones launched “The Center for Manifestation” and the local outreach of the church, Manifestation City. Manifestation City is currently comprised 12 buildings serving educational, housing, spiritual, and social service needs in the community.
Dr. Jones is also known for his dynamic yet practical teaching style, and his vibrant illustrated sermons are sometimes intense, often humorous, but always relevant. He communicates the message of Christ with sincerity and simplicity. Dr. Jones’ line by line, verse by verse approach to the word of God stimulates the intellect of people on all levels of life and is masterfully captured in nearly two hundred teaching series.
Dr. Jones and his thriving congregation continues to make a mark locally, nationally, and internationally with over 70 in-reach, and outreach ministries that seek to engage the holistic needs of people. In addition to his primary responsibility as Senior leader of the
Center for Manifestation, Dr. Jones actively oversees and develops over one hundred churches, ministries, and busines leaders through the Fellowship of Bible-Centered Ministries.
Dr. Jones is accompanied in ministry by his wife of 30 years, Lisa Jones. He has 2 children, Mark Jr. and Marlesia. Mark and Lisa believe in keeping families strong and devote themselves to training married couples in the church through marriage enrichment seminars, conferences, and classes. All of Dr. Jones’ focuses and hobbies outside of the church revolve round keeping his family strong. Dr. Jones is also the President of Manifest Theological Institute, owner of 3 daycares centers, a teen transition center, and operator of 6 transition homes for those in need.
James grew up on a farm in Glen Rose, wherein 1970 a tragic event drastically changed James' life where his family eventually moved it to Norfolk Virginia. Here James became a police officer for the Norfolk Police Department, retiring as a sergeant after 26 years. Jim took his family to Washington D.C. and did consulting and executive protection for the World Bank.
In 2001 James moved his family to the Tampa area where he did 8 years with the Belleair Police Department. Coming full circle from the 1970 event,
James now travels across the United States training worship centers on protecting the flock. James is married to Wendy and they have two children Jessica, age 20, and Jaycee age 15.
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