Talking with Kids:
ELCAChurchTogether -Resources to help leaders and members stay connected and resilient during COVID-19.
Talking to Children about COVID-19: A Parent Resource
This is a comprehensive resource authored by the National Association of School Psychologists.
Coronavirus, Anxiety, Children and the Church
Great, practical advice from the “Building Faith” website based at Virginia Theological Seminary (Episcopal).
Helping Children with Scary News
A blog post by New York Times bestselling children’s author Sally Lloyd-Jones focused on helping children process scary news.
Helping Children and Teens Cope with Anxiety
A guide from Children’s Hospital in Seattle with strategies to help children and teens cope with anxiety related to the coronavirus.
Center for Disease Control - One Stop Shop Toolkits
Love Was Inside by Andrew Joyner - This book, inspired by kids who found ways to stay connected to the people they love during the pandemic, is about what an imaginative, curious and loving little girl did when her world was turned inside out.
10 Guidelines for Pastoral Care During the Coronavirus Outbreak- from Christian Century come some timely reminders
You Are Enough: Reentering Ministry After a Pandemic - a blog from the Children, Youth and Family Network of the ELCA.
Milestone Ministries: Coronavirus milestone for small gatherings and households.
Care-filled Worship and Sacramental Life in a Lingering Pandemic - is a comprehensive update from the consultation on Ecumenical Protocols for Worship, Fellowship, and Sacramental Practices. Incorporating the latest CDC guidance, this update informs decision making and basic practices of Christian worship and congregational life. The ELCA has been a partner in this consultation throughout the pandemic
Run and Do Not Grow Weary: Acknowledging and Managing Digital Fatigue - from the Episcopal Virginia Theological Seminary.
Pandemic Hope: A Family Devotional for Life During Covid-19 by a collective of Lutheran leaders.
A Remembrance of Baptism During Global Pandemic: By Lutheran Pastor Collette Broady Grund.
IDEAS & RESOURCES FOR LAMENT AND THANKSGIVING
FOR YOUTH AND THOSE WHO MINISTER WITH THEM - This is a resource from the Episcopal church, for individuals or groups (specifically teens and young adults) to name and share experiences of loss, grief, anger, alongside hope and solidarity in the midst of COVID-19.