COVID-19 Resources for Churches

In response to the changing needs of our congregations due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we have compiled the following resources for pastors, congregational leaders and members.

ONLINE WORSHIP TIMES
Carlisle Presbytery Congregations Online

IDEAS AND RESOURCES
COVID-19: 100 Ideas for Ministers and Ministry Leaders
Presbyterian Church USA: COVID-19 Resources for Churches and Individuals
Steps for Using Facebook Live to Stream Worship Service (pdf)
Community Without Communing: Resources for Virtual Church
Keeping PCUSA Churches Open for Business: Distance Ministry (pdf)
Keeping PCUSA Churches Open for Business: Distance Ministry (pptx)
Good News from A Church for Starving Artists (pdf)
COVID-19 Lockdown: Creating Live-streamed Worship in 3 Days
Church Without Walls
Tips for Leading Long Distance Worship
The Moveable Feast
Zoom Worship Preparation Webinar
10 Guidelines for Pastoral Care During the Coronavirus Outbreak

MINISTRY WITH CHILDREN
Children’s Worship Bulletins
Illustrated Resources: Bible story coloring pages and family resources.
Responding to children’s questions about COVID-19, plus activities
Blogs to Build Faith at Home, Kids Corner Activity, Bible Stories Podcast
Coronavirus, Anxiety, Children and the Church

THEOLOGICAL FRAMEWORK
Social Distancing and the Love of Neighbor
The Church’s Role in a Pandemic
A theology of leadership during crisis?
The Urgent Need to Lead, Not Manage (Webinar)
Leading Beyond the Blizzard: Why Every Organization Is Now a Startup

MENTAL HEALTH AND GRIEF
5 Ways to Guard Your Mental Health During the COVID-19 Outbreak
That Discomfort You’re Feeling Is Grief
Support for Managing Fears About Coronavirus

STEWARDSHIP AND GIVING
The Presbyterian Foundation
Simple Give
Making it Easy to Give
Stewardship in a Pandemic

ONLINE MEETINGS
Ten Tech Tips for Meeting Online
Ten Tips for Folks New to Online Meetings