Tips and resources for members and congregations during the COVID-19 pandemic

Please consult local, provincial, and federal public health agencies for the latest updates on COVID-19 that may affect your community of faith. 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 is accepting 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.

  • Emergency Funding for Congregations
    • Government Emergency Programs
  • Reopening Churches during COVID-19
  • Governance during the Pandemic
  • Tools for Worship during COVID-19
  • Worship Online during COVID-19
  • Stewardship, Finances, and COVID-19
GCE Temporarily Amends Pastoral Relations Policies

The Executive of the General Council has temporarily amended pastoral relations policies to allow the governing board, rather than a…

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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.

Followup to Easter Appeal

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Moderator Richard Bott apologizes for a recent Easter letter.

A Prayer for Health Workers During COVID-19

A prayer for those who care for the sick during this difficult time of COVID-19.

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

Moderator’s Easter Message 2020

In this time of COVID-19, Moderator Richard Bott's Easter message reminds us that God is always doing miraculous things. We will celebrate those…

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