Revised tips and resources for members and congregations during year two the COVID-19 pandemic (October 2021)

Please consult local, provincial, and federal public health agencies for the latest updates on COVID-19 that may affect your community of faith. Government financial support programs are being phased out as of October 2021. Below are some resources to support you. Ministry personnel who are seeking support and resources during the pandemic can consult their regional council for assistance that fits with provincial health requirements and regulations. Remember: We are not alone.
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The United Church continues to accept donations to support those in the global South who are at greater risk than ever due to COVID-19. Find out how Mission & Service partners are turning compassion into action for those who need it most. The World Council of Churches has collected prayers from around the globe for use during the pandemic.

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ACT Alliance calls on all governments to assess the gender-based impact of the pandemic and develop responses.

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Governance in Congregations during COVID-19

With current restrictions on gatherings of people, congregations may need to postpone meetings or hold them through electronic means. Advance…

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Supporting Moms and Babies in Unprecedented Times

The Massey Centre receives support from Mission & Service to help pregnant and parenting adolescents. COVID-19 heaps on new challenges.

Chaplaincy Prepares for the Unthinkable

The chaplains of Mission & Service‒supported Grey Bruce Healthcare Chaplaincy Council are ready to care for families who can't be with their…

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Prayer in These Critical Times

A prayer for the world during COVID-19 by Bishop Reuel Marigza, General Secretary of the National Council of Churches in the Philippines.

Offenders Suffer Even More Isolation

Parkland Restorative Justice, a Mission & Service‒supported non-profit, maintains connections with inmates at the Saskatchewan Penitentiary…

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Street-Involved People Are Especially Vulnerable

A Mission and Service‒supported community centre serving Greater Victoria’s most vulnerable, Our Place is bracing for COVID-19 to strike.

A Prayer for Those Who Struggle

We pray for those who struggle at this time of huge uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic.