COVID-19

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thoughts on grief

and Funerals

Victoria Kowarick, Pastor of Evangelism and Spiritual Growth at Walnut Hill Community Church writes a letter to fellow pastors about grief and funerals in this time of loss for many.

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Spanish language manual

The National Latino Evangelical Coalition (NALEC) created a FREE Spanish-language manual to help Hispanic Evangelical congregations respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Get the manual here.

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the CARES Act for nonprofits

ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) put on a webinar about the CARES Act. This document outlines the key provisions relevant to nonprofit organizations.

Attorneys McCandless & Nicholson offer guidance to religious clients considering submitting an application in this document.

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PPP INFORMATION SHEET

The Paycheck Protection Program ("PPP”) authorizes up to $349 billion in forgivable loans to small businesses to pay their employees during the COVID-19 crisis. Find more information on this Paycheck Protection Program Information Sheet.

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six steps to an effective online service 

Dunham+Company put together a document outlining six steps to make sure your church is prepared to hold church online.

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This was developed by Life Church and is made available to churches for no cost and is being used by a number of New England churches. You just need to sign up here.

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COVid-19 Essential Services

in MA

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker issued an emergency order requiring all businesses and organizations that do not provide “COVID-19 Essential Services” to close. On page 8 this document lists church workers as essential.

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An article by Tammy McLeod, CRU Harvard and Park Street Church, compiles the ongoing changes and aims to help readers find peace during uncertain times. "COVID-19 Conversations" continues to delve into the topic of sorting through ambiguous loss at the McLeod's Website.

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Nils Smith, well known expert on digital church, recently spoke at a VNE Forum. These documents summarize the key take-aways for doing online church and online giving

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If your church is closed this week and not streaming these VNE network churches invite you to worship with them.

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How to Stream

A document from Grace Church sharing different methods of streaming your service and how to get going fast.

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Beyond Disaster: A Survivor's Guide to Spiritual First Aid

A free e-book from the American Bible Society.

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Love in the age oF the coronavirus

Andy Crouch podcast.

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Disaster Pyschologist on what we can expect

This is a podcast with Jamie Aten, PhD, Blanchard Chair and Associate Professor of Humanitarian Disaster Leadership and Executive Director of Humanitarian Disaster Institute.

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remote Meeting Guidance

A document from Park Street Church

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Events United

An offer from Events United for paid studio resources for your church.

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