links and resources

Resources for Faith Communities

REOPENING PLACES OF WORSHIP

6/22/2020:  Governor Inslee has announced updated health guidance for religious and faith-based services as more counties move forward under Washington’s Safe Start recovery plan.

Tips for Keeping Empty Church Buildings Safe
https://www.christiancentury.org/article/news/tips-keeping-empty-church-buildings-safe

Free downloadable guide: “Deciding When and How You Should Return to Church in Person”
https://www.reopeningthechurch.com/returningtochurchmanual

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES & NEEDS

 

RESOURCES

Click Here: COVID-19 Help for Washington:  An inclusive, information-packed site.  Easy to navigate!

FUNDING

 

HEALTH

 

FOOD & SITES

 

CHILDCARE

Childcare Flyer CARES

childcare press release 2020-06-22

 

TECH TOOLS & PLATFORMS FOR FAITH COMMUNITIES

Church Online Platform - Free tools that enable a congregation to effectively create and curate a multifaceted online presence: https://churchonlineplatform.com/

Screencast-O-Matic is a simple, inexpensive video recording and editing tool: https://screencast-o-matic.com/home

Download a free 26-page comprehensive manual, “Guide to Reopening the Church,” from the Humanitarian Disaster Institute at Wheaton College. This is a step-by-step, Biblically-based and research-based approach to resuming in-person ministries: https://www.reopeningthechurch.com/

 

FAITH COMMUNITY ONLINE GATHERINGS/SERVICES

Please see Associated Ministries' Events Calendar for local services being held virtually during this time.