COVID-19 Response and Resources

DOCUMENTS - (Click on each to download a PDF)

 

Letters from Congregations as the Crisis was Developing

Current Communications

Current Church Worship Information during Covid-19 in Person Worship Suspension

 

Emergency Assistance Loans & Grants

Emergency Assistance Proposal

Emergency Assistance Online Application

Worship and Mission Grant Proposal

Worship and Mission Grant Online Application

PDA Emergency Grants - PDF

PDA Emergency Grants - WORD

 

Worship

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

FPC York "Sundial" call-in system

Call 712-775-7031 from any phone. When prompted, dial the meeting number, which is 301402434#

  • Sunday worship services at 8:30 and 10:45 AM.
  • Adult Sunday School at 9:30 AM.
  • Wednesday Lenten service at 12:00 PM
  • Wednesday night Bible study at 7:00 PM

 

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