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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
COVid-19 Essential Services
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.
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.