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. Preaching Maundy Thursday amid COVID-19 Sermon Starter/Outline by James C Howell https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/10250/weekly-preaching-maundy-thursday-2020 Sermon Starter/Outline by James C Howell Topics: Maundy Thursday , Eucharist , Foot-washing , Family Source: Ministry Matters In this sermon starter and commentary for Maundy Thursday, James Howell discusses Eucharist, foot-washing, family and Judas' kiss in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. 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. Drive-thru Communion? Remote consecration? COVID-19 sparks Eucharistic experimentation – and theological debate Article by Egan Millard https://www.episcopalnewsservice.org/2020/04/08/drive-thru-communion-remote-consecration-covid-19-sparks-new-eucharistic-concepts-and-theological-questions/ Article by Egan Millard Topics: Lord’s Supper , Eucharist , Theology , Technology Source: Episcopal News Service ... have been adapting their Eucharistic practices during the COVID-19 pandemic, such as delivering the consecrated elements to ... The Altar in the Heart: Spiritual Communion and Covid-19 Article by Christopher Poore https://earthandaltarmag.com/posts/the-altar-in-the-heart-spiritual-communion-and-covid-19 Article by Christopher Poore Topics: Sacraments , Eucharist , Piety Source: Earth and Altar ... ’s comfort and eucharistic piety, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. He acknowledges varied needs of parishes and ... Ways To Pray for Your Pastor During the COVID-19 Outbreak Article by Mark A Croston https://factsandtrends.net/2020/03/26/10-ways-to-pray-for-your-pastor-during-the-covid-19-outbreak/ Article by Mark A Croston Topics: Prayer , Pastor Source: LifeWay People often see pastors as strong and confident, yet none have seen anything like what the world is currently experiencing. And so, Mark Croston offers several ways to pray for pastors during COVID-19. Preaching During the COVID-19 Pandemic Article by Darrell W Johnson https://www.preachingtoday.com/skills/2020/march/preaching-during-covid-19-pandemic.html Article by Darrell W Johnson Topics: Good , Preaching , Sermon , Worship Source: Preaching Today In this article, Darrell Johnson considers preaching in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and uses Romans 8:28 to reflect on the good God is doing despite the crisis. Positive Trends, Social Realities, and the Future of the Post-COVID-19 Church Article by Thomas G Bandy https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/10304/positive-trends-social-realities-and-the-future-of-the-post-covid-19-church Article by Thomas G Bandy Topics: Evangelism , Community , Pastoral leadership Source: Ministry Matters In order to anticipate post COVID-19 realities, Thomas Bandy argues that we should start with what will emerge in the community context and not the church context, as we consider outreach first. COVID-19 Simulation Game Article by Dave Ferguson https://outreachmagazine.com/interviews/55856-covid-19-simulation-game.html Article by Dave Ferguson Topics: Evangelism , Missions , Church , Pastoral leadership Source: Outreach Magazine Dave Ferguson shows how COVID-19 helped his church shift focus to the needs of the community and external care. How Early Christians Handled Their ‘COVID-19’ Article by Brian Stiller https://www.christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2020/april/how-early-christians-handled-their-covid-19.html Article by Brian Stiller Topics: Church History , Sickness Source: Christianity Today This article examines the ways that early church Christians responded to two different pandemics, how their efforts increased the legitimacy of the Christian faith, and how we can follow their example during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Is God Behind COVID-19? Article by Andrew Stephen Damick https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/asd/2020/03/14/is-god-behind-covid-19/ Article by Andrew Stephen Damick Topics: Theodicy , Sin , Lent Source: Ancient Faith Ministries Is God behind COVID-19? Orthodox theologian, Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick, tackles this question arguing that the coronavirus is permitted by God precisely because of my sins. Key Ministry Modifications to Anticipate after COVID-19 Article by Ken Braddy https://factsandtrends.net/2020/05/26/5-key-ministry-modifications-to-anticipate-after-covid-19/ Article by Ken Braddy Topics: Pastor , Pastoral leadership Source: LifeWay COVID-19 will leave a mark on our world, one way or another. Many things will change—for better or worse. And the way we do church is no exception. 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. How Those Incarcerated Suffer Most in the COVID-19 Pandemic Article by Scott Larson https://www.christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2020/april/how-those-incarcerated-suffer-most-in-covid-19-pandemic.html Article by Scott Larson Topics: Incarceration , Poor , Social Justice Source: Christianity Today This article explores the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on one of the most vulnerable people groups: the incarcerated. Larson argues that whenever systems are broken and dysfunctional, it is the vulnerable who suffer the most. A Litany Amidst the Covid-19 Outbreak Element of Worship by Michael Kurth https://earthandaltarmag.com/posts/a-litany-amidst-the-covid-19-outbreak Element of Worship by Michael Kurth Topics: Sickness , Trinity , Healing Source: Earth and Altar This responsive corporate litany pertaining to COVID-19 was written by Michael Kurth. The trinitarian prayer addresses issues at individual, corporate, local, national, and international levels. Could COVID-19 Usher in an era of Church Growth? Article by Ken Braddy https://kenbraddy.com/2020/05/07/could-covid-19-usher-in-an-era-of-church-growth/ Article by Ken Braddy Topics: Church , Spiritual Growth , Evangelism , Missions Source: Ken Braddy Using statistics from the 1918-1919 Spanish Flu, Ken Braddy suggests that COVID-19 could usher in a whole new era of church innovation and growth. COVID-19 & Singing - An Update Based on Current Research Article by Brian Hehn https://congregationalsong.org/covid-19-singing-an-update-based-on-current-research/ Article by Brian Hehn Topics: Singing , Worship Planning Source: The Center for Congregational Song Brian Hehn shares scientific research about how COVID-19 spreads and considers its impact on congregational singing. Will the church financially survive the COVID-19 pandemic? Article by Ken Garfield https://faithandleadership.com/will-church-financially-survive-covid-19-pandemic Article by Ken Garfield Topics: Money , Church Source: Faith and Leadership Twelve Christian leaders share their thoughts on how the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic might affect the financial health and sustainability of American churches. Covid-19 has Killed Multiple Bishops and Pastors within the Nation’s Largest Black Pentecostal Denomination Article by Michelle Boorstein https://www.washingtonpost.com/religion/2020/04/19/church-of-god-in-christ-pentecostal-coronavirus-kills-bishops/ Article by Michelle Boorstein Topics: Death , Church Source: The Washington Post The Washington Post reports that The Church of God in Christ has taken a painful leadership hit with at least a dozen to up to 30 bishops and prominent clergy dying from COVID-19. How Are You Responding to God's 'New Thing' During COVID-19? Article by Kyle Brooks https://network.crcna.org/global-mission/how-are-you-responding-gods-new-thing-during-covid-19 Article by Kyle Brooks Topics: Church , God's Presence Source: The CRC Network Pastor Kyle Brooks shares five tips to help believers and churches continue to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath, even after churches can gather in-person again. 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.