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Mental health resources in times of crisis

This coronavirus pandemic and social distancing restrictions may be causing increased feelings of anxiety, loneliness, isolation, and other fears for some. The NIC Committee on Accessibility Ministries asks pastors and caregivers: How are you taking care of yourself in the midst of caring for others at this time? First, pace yourself. Second, be your own best friend.

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Earthday

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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Dyck Sally

Bishop's Easter Monday Message

We're all doing the best we can! Happy Easter and congratulations on getting through to Easter Monday! Many of you, both clergy and laity, have been working so hard to present Holy Week and Easter services throughout these challenging and very different times.

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Letter from Treasurer: Our connection more important than ever

We are witnessing an unprecedented time of chaos due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Corporations, school districts, universities, non-profit organizations are all suffering loss and uncertainty. Churches are no exception. 

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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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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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