You Are Enough: Reentering Ministry After a Pandemic - a blog from the Children, Youth and Family Network of the ELCA.
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
ELCAChurchTogether -Resources to help leaders and members stay connected and resilient during COVID-19.
Racial Equility (during Covid-19) - COVID-19 Racial Equity & Social Justice list includes information that we hope will help communities and activists as they work to understand and respond to the moment and for the long haul.
Institute of Youth Ministry out of Princeton Theological Seminary - come TONS of Resources
Best Practices for Safe Youth Ministry in a Pandemic Environment - Helpful info gathered by the Catholic diocese.
Coming Back Together Congregation Guidelines - From the three Texas-Louisiana Gulf Coast Synod
Run and Do Not Grow Weary: Acknowledging and Managing Digital Fatigue - from the Episcopal Virginia Theological Seminary.
Measure What Matters: Faith Leaders Share How to Measure Digital Engagement - From Barna Research
Talking with Kids:
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.
Resiliancy: Setting Free the Lament - from ELCA Pastor Brenda Smith and ELCA Coaching
Center for Disease Control - One Stop Shop Toolkits
CDC Guidance for Cleaning - Read through this 9 page document for your church...nursery..etc.
10 Guidelines for Pastoral Care During the Coronavirus Outbreak- from Christian Century come some timely reminders
Milestone Ministries: Coronavirus milestone for small gatherings and households.
Pandemic Hope: A Family Devotional for Life During Covid-19 by a collective of Lutheran leaders.
Coronavirius Faith + Lead from Luther Seminary - Resources for Christian communities being church in the midst of a global pandemic.
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.
Pandemic Prayerbook - compiled by Darcy Wiley
Guide to Self-Care for Families Together at Home - from SALT