Resources on COVID 19

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Anti-Racism in the Renewing of Christian Worship Topical Study on COVID-19 and Worship As containment of COVID-19/novel coronavirus forces your worshiping community to implement 'shelter in place' worship and practice social isolation, we offer these resources to help you plan and cope in ways that encourage and support your community. How to Approach Easter Amid COVID-19 Article by Kenny Lamm https://www.renewingworshipnc.org/how-to-approach-easter-amid-covid-19/ Article by Kenny Lamm Topics: Easter , Holy Week , Baptism , Worship Planning Source: Renewing Worship Kenny Lamm gives guidance to churches about how to handle celebrating Easter in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and how to proceed when social distancing measuring are over. Combat Online Child Sex Abuse During COVID-19 Practical How-To by Kimberlee Norris https://factsandtrends.net/2020/05/15/how-to-combat-online-child-sex-abuse-during-covid-19/ Practical How-To by Kimberlee Norris Topics: Sexuality , Violence , Children Source: LifeWay COVID-19 Social distancing has increased the risk of inappropriate online communication. How can ministries prevent child sexual abuse through virtual instruction? This article offers definitions, tips and best practices. Three Strategies for College Outreach During COVID-19 Practical How-To by Paul Worcester https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/college-outreach/ Practical How-To by Paul Worcester Topics: Ministry , Creativity , Evangelism Source: The Gospel Coalition In this practical how-to, Paul Worcester reflects on how COVID-19 has, in his experience, opened up many people to the truth of the gospel and offers strategies for outreach ministry to young adults during the pandemic. A Time for Theologians during COVID-19 Pandemic? Article by Joseph E Capizzi https://providencemag.com/2020/03/time-theologians-covid-19-pandemic/ Article by Joseph E Capizzi Topics: Grace of God , Theology , Materialism , Death Source: Providence Magazine Joseph E. Capizzi and H. David Baer consider the role of the theologian during the COVID-19 pandemic as exposing dangerous theological errors and pointing to reminders of God’s grace. Tips for Ash Wednesday during COVID-19 Practical How-To by Cynthia Wilson https://www.umcdiscipleship.org/articles/tips-for-ash-wednesday-during-covid-19 Practical How-To by Cynthia Wilson Topics: Ash Wednesday , Lent Source: Discipleship Ministries Suggested considerations and practical ideas for worship preparations for Ash Wednesday during COVID-19. Resurrection Sunday, Virtual Egg Hunt, Drive-in Worship among COVID-19 Easter Plans Article by Diana Chandler http://www.bpnews.net/54557/resurrection-sunday-virtual-egg-hunt-drivein-worship-among-covid19-easter-plans Article by Diana Chandler Topics: Easter , Good Friday , Holy Week Source: Baptist Press Some churches are finding innovative ways to make up for the void created by the inability to gather as a church body for Holy Week and Easter during the COVID-19 pandemic. What Do Virtual Worship Leaders Do in the COVID-19 World? Practical How-To by Phil Gifford https://churchleaders.com/worship/worship-articles/376459-what-do-virtual-worship-leaders-do-in-the-covid-19-world.html Practical How-To by Phil Gifford Topics: Worship Planning , Technology , Worship Source: Church Leaders In this article, Phil Gifford shares ten fresh thoughts on how virtual worship leaders can lead well in this COVID-19 season when there aren’t really “worship services” to lead. How to approach Easter amid COVID-19 Article by Kenny Lamm http://ncbaptist.org/how-to-approach-easter-amid-covid-19/ Article by Kenny Lamm Topics: Easter , Holy Week , Baptism , Worship Planning Source: North Carolina Baptists Amid COVID-19 concerns threatening Holy Week services, Kenny Lamm from the North Carolina Baptists recommends that churches celebrate Easter on the third Sunday after resuming public gatherings and to postpone all baptisms until then. How Do You Keep a Small Church Going During COVID-19? Article by Phil A Newton https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/how-keep-small-church-going-covid-19/ Article by Phil A Newton Topics: Church , Fellowship , Pastor , Congregation Source: The Gospel Coalition In this article, Phil A. Newton offers practical advice aimed at smaller churches for keeping a church functioning and a congregation connected during the COVID-19 pandemic. After the COVID-19 Quarantine: 6 Pivots to Position Your Church for Big Gospel Impact Article by Scott Sullivan https://gabaptist.org/covid-19-gospel-impact/ Article by Scott Sullivan Topics: Evangelism , Gospel Source: Georgia Baptist Mission Board We are living in unprecedented times with COVID-19. Yet our God is big and all-powerful. Now is your time to pray, prepare, and mobilize for Gospel impact post COVID-19. How to Approach Easter amid COVID-19 Article by Kenny Lamm https://ncbaptist.org/how-to-approach-easter-amid-covid-19/ Article by Kenny Lamm Topics: Easter , Worship , Service Source: North Carolina Baptists Churches are not being able to celebrate Easter together due to COVID-19 and social distancing. In this article, Kenny Lamm offers practical recommendations for what they could do for their Easter celebrations this year. How COVID-19 Has Impacted the Black Church Article https://www.barna.com/research/covid-19-impacted-black-church/ Article Source: Barna COVID-19 has influenced the future trajectories of businesses and organizations—and the Black Church is no exception. Recent data show that over nine in 10 Black Church churchgoers agree that their church responded well to the pandemic. The New Mixed Ecology: People, Prosperity and Priorities after COVID-19 Article by Audrey Warren https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/10325/the-new-mixed-ecology-people-property-and-priorities-after-covid-19 Article by Audrey Warren Topics: Missions , Evangelism , Church , Ecclesiology Source: Ministry Matters The church is where we are always being sent into the world. This article argues that COVID-19 has exposed the limitations of our "attritional" conception of church in favour of a more missional approach. Ministry Idols Being Exposed by COVID-19 Article by Joy Allmond https://factsandtrends.net/2020/04/21/10-ministry-idols-being-exposed-by-covid-19/ Article by Joy Allmond Topics: Idolatry , Ministry , Church Source: LifeWay The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing churches to do ministry differently and find new ways to reach people. But, Joy Allmond shows how it is also exposing weaknesses in our ministries. After the COVID-19 Quarantine Practical How-To by Scott Sullivan https://gabaptist.org/covid-19-gospel-impact/ Practical How-To by Scott Sullivan Topics: Ministry , Change , Evangelism , Community Source: Georgia Baptist Mission Board Scott Sullivan offers 6 practical steps that churches can take to set themselves up for a big gospel impact in their communities after the COVID-19 pandemic. Tips for Reducing Expenses in Your Post-COVID-19 Budget Practical How-To by Ken Braddy http://factsandtrends.net/2020/05/18/5-tips-for-reducing-expenses-in-your-post-covid-19-budget/ Practical How-To by Ken Braddy Topics: Church Source: LifeWay If your congregation has experienced a downturn in giving, there are some things to consider as you search for ways to reduce expenses in your post-COVID-19 budget. People, Property and the Lessons of the COVID-19 Crisis Article by Audrey Warren https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/10314/people-property-and-the-lessons-of-the-covid-19-crisis Article by Audrey Warren Topics: Discipleship , Worship , Church Property Source: Ministry Matters The profound and pervasive way that COVID-19 affects us is stark. This article looks at some of the lessons that we can draw as we learn worship and discipleship without buildings. Navigating Trauma, Grief, and Loss from COVID-19 in Your Church Practical How-To by David C Wang https://factsandtrends.net/2020/05/19/3-keys-to-navigating-trauma-grief-and-loss-from-covid-19-in-your-church/ Practical How-To by David C Wang Topics: Trauma , Grief Source: LifeWay Recognizing the trauma, grief, and loss experienced in our churches, David Wang shares how our Christian faith might be brought to bear to help us find meaning in this season of COVID-19. Surviving COVID-19 in Spain Changed My Faith Article by Marcos Zapata https://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2020/april-web-only/spain-covid-19-coronavirus-survivor-pastor-advice-churches.html Article by Marcos Zapata Topics: Love your neighbor , Love to God Source: Christianity Today In this article, president of the Spanish Evangelical Alliance and recovered COVID-19 patient Marcos Zapata shares six ways that the global church can love God and neighbor well amid a pandemic. Churches and the Vulnerable in the Time of COVID-19 Article by Rochelle Scheuermann https://www.christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2020/september/churches-and-vulnerable-in-time-of-covid-19.html Article by Rochelle Scheuermann Topics: Differing Abilities , Worship Planning , Worship space , Love your neighbor Source: Christianity Today This article reflects on how COVID-19 shut-downs have resulted in inclusive worship for those with disabilities and how the return to in-person worship is an opportunity to serve disabled communities in ways not previously possible.