Worship service outline for digital/online faith community gatherings, along with a guide for creating intimacy and connection in online worship in time of Covid-19. From Emily Scott, Lutheran pastor of ELCA new church project Dreams and Visions — author of "For All Who Hunger: Searching for Communion in a Shattered World."
Compilation list of resources that could be helpful as you navigate ministry with older adults who are part of your faith communities. Includes resources on how to support older adults, health information, educational opportunities and more
This Advisory Opinion from the Stated Clerk of the General Assembly offers guidance on how to address communion during an Emergency/Pandemic.
Additional Recommended Resource - Advisory Opinion - Church in an Emergency/Pandemic
Standing Rule G.2.e provides that the Stated Clerk of the General Assembly shall "give advisory opinions concerning the meaning of the provisions of the Constitution of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)." Through Advisory Opinions (AOs) the Stated Clerk offers a well-researched opinion and careful analysis on a provision or interpretation of the Constitution that is not clearly defined in the church’s life. It ...
Compilation list of resources that could be helpful for you during the current COVID-19 situation and that may be helpful in developing sustainable remote faith formation for your community. In this list you will find resources to deal with the current crisis, studies for Christian education, blogs and ideas. This is your toolbox. We will update this list periodically over the coming weeks.
Certified Christian Educators and Certified Associate Christian Educators in the PC (USA)
Produced by Presbyterian Mental Health Network (PMHN). Single sheet, downloadable. Designed for congregations, clergy, and communities. Coping with emotions of stress, fear and panic, and tips for promoting mental and spiritual well-being in the unfolding context.
Audio of Zoom conversation of best practices. Technical tools for online worship https://vimeo.com/399113903
Technical tips from the Rev. Marthame Sanders in Atlanta from Zoom conversation on March 19, 2020, for best practices on streaming, adapting worship online.
The Stated Clerk of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and the President and Executive Director of the Presbyterian Mission Agency have written a pastoral letter to Presbyterians living with the rapidly-spreading coronavirus pandemic.
Covid-19 (코로나 바이러스)로 인한 2020 년도 초반의 사태로 인해 일부 교회는 자발적으로 예배를 취소하고 있습니다. 정부의 대응이 시시각각 변화함에 따라, 어떤 교회와 중간공의회는 정부가 규정하는 격리 구역 내에 위치할 수 있으며, 이 구역 내에서 정부는 모든 상점, 학교, 예배 장소를 특정 시간에 폐쇄할 것을 요청하게 됩니다.
교회의 지속적인 선교와 사역에 관한 질문이 제기됩니다.