COVID-19 Response and Resources

Information on Resuming In-Person Worship & Activities

Updated Pandemic Response 021621

Pandemic Response 121120

Pandemic Response 1220

 

Pandemic and Mission Priorities Slides from the November 17, 2020 Presbytery Gathering

Guidance for Churches for the Green Phase

Worksheet for Churches for the Green Phase

 

Guidance for Churches for the Yellow Phase

Worksheet for Churches for the Yellow Phase

A Compendium of Considerations and Advice from LT & COM

CDC Reopening Guidelines

PC(USA) Returning to Public Worship

Humanitarian Disaster Institute Newest Returning to Church Guide

 

The Risks - Know Them - Avoid Them

48 Questions Your Church Should Answer Before People Return

Template - Session Discussion for Re-Opening Church

credit to Rev. Jen Fraser of Grand Canyon/de Cristo Presbyteries

Guidelines for Churches from the Wisconsin Council of Churches

Singing, the Church, and COVID-19:A Caution for Moving Forward in Our Current Pandemic

 

Congregational ReGathering Policies

 

 

Worship

Complying with Copyright Laws Article from Brotherhood Mutual Insurance

Advice on copy-writing

Live Stream website

First Mobile Church

Information on joining a Sunday Morning praise, prayer and word church service by phone.

Guidelines on Live Streaming Services from PMA

WORSHIPCast license through Christian Copyright Solutions (CCS)

Christian Copyright Licensing International

CCLI also offers a streaming license, however it is not as comprehensive as the CCS license (which also covers CCLI content). 

Information on Hymnal Rights and Permissions

Shift Worship - Free Streaming License

Article: The Ministry of Preaching in the Time of COVID-19

COVID-19 and Worship: Resources for Churches Adapting to Social Isolation

4 Critical Pointers for Preaching to a Camera in an Empty Room

5 Preaching Trends That Will Shape The Future

14 Commandments of Video Preaching

Streaming Worship Services and Copyrights in a Time of Social Distancing

Thoughts on Worship and Preaching from Rev. Sally Brown

 

 

Meetings & Teaching/Bible Study - Moodle

Resource for Low-Tech, No-Prep Bible Study Circles

Zoom 101 for church life & our governance - You Tube Video

Using Zoom for Hosts Instructions PDF

Zoom Discount Program

Ten Facilitation Tips for Meeting Online

Ten Tech Tips for Meeting Online

Ten Tips for Folks New to Online Meetings

MoodleCloud

Educators, trainers or anyone who needs an online learning environment to teach a class or facilitate learning in any situation.

 

Congregational/Member Care 

Advisory Opinion - Church in an Emergency/Pandemic

A theology of leadership during crisis?

Synod of the Trinity Coronavirus Resources

 

Stewardship

Presbyterian Foundation online giving

Information on Church Giving Remotely from Eastminster PC

 

Community Care

Central PC Downingtown Policy

Online/conference call AA meetings

PDA Pandemic Response Advisory

CDC (Center for Disease Control) Response Page

Chester County Advisory Page