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Digital Earth Day

Amid coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic concerns, Earth Day Network, the global organizer of Earth Day, will mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day much differently this year.

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Zoom

What to know when using Zoom

Many churches use the Zoom video calling app, an easy-to-use tool that allows for the type of two-way interaction that congregations enjoy.  Zoom is easy to use for both hosts and participants, but IT experts advise host organizations to protect themselves from so-called “Zoom bombers.”

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Money

CARES Paycheck Protection Program

The CARES Act is lengthy legislation intended to “provid[e] emergency assistance and health care response for individuals, families, and businesses affected by the 2020 coronavirus pandemic.” Among other things, it expands unemployment insurance eligibility and establishes loans, credits, and payment delays to help employers meet payroll and other obligations.

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Umcor

COVID-19: How to Help

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Midwest Mission Distribution Center and the United Methodist Committee on Relief are responding to the needs of those on the frontline fighting this disease.

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Dyck Sally

Bishop Message about Easter Services

We’re starting our second week of “sheltering in place.” Most churches have had at least two if not three Sundays of only online worship or some other means to reach out spiritually to our congregations. We’ve got this week to prepare for Holy Week and then…Easter! 

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Chalk

COVID-19 Pandemic: Staying connected in ministry

Church buildings closed. Sanctuaries silent. Pews and Sunday school classrooms empty. It’s a surreal scene in churches around the country since the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic turned our world upside down and disrupted our everyday routines, such as going to church on Sunday.

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