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COVID-19 Resources for Churches

20 March 2020
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Discussion forums and upcoming events

  • A group of churches in Vancouver have set aside Wednesdays each week as days of prayer and fasting, according to a report from ChurchforVancouver.ca.
  • COVID-19 Prayer Hub from 24-7 Prayer Canada
  • From March 28 to April 4: COVID Hackathon hosted by FaithTech. “We will build technological solutions to the problems local churches across the world are now facing. And you can be a part of it. Sign up to join a virtual team. Or link up with some friends and form a team.”
  • Friday webinars series: Preparing your church for coronavirus. Join Jamie Aten and Kent Annan from the Humanitarian Disaster Institute at Wheaton College, in partnership with the National Association of Evangelicals (USA), each Friday at noon Central time (= 1:00 p.m. Eastern) starting March 27.
  • Auxano is a ministry with headquarters in Texas that supports church growth, leadership development, discipleship, etc. It offers a free webinar every weekday at 11:00 a.m. Eastern to address a variety of questions local churches face. Preregistration is not required. See the two links at auxano.com/betterfuture, the first for joining their daily call and the second for archived recordings.
  • The UnStuck Group is another American church consulting ministry. It offers webinars (next on April 2: Finances and Giving) and viewable recordings of past coronavirus-related webinars (such as Re-imagining Easter Gatherings) at theunstuckgroup.com/coronavirus.
  • Canadian Council of Christian Charities members also have access to a special COVID-19 Response Room in the organization’s online community, The Green.
  • Many Canadian churches which have bells they are able to ring are planning to do so on Easter Day at 11 a.m., and leading up to then every Sunday at noon, for ten minutes, according to several ecumenical groups.

Recorded video and audio

Other collections of Christian resources

Tech advice and training

General statements, advice and news for Christians

From health authorities

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