Resources to Minister Effectively During the Global Pandemic
With the coronavirus (COVID-19) reaching a level of a global pandemic, we want to help churches take appropriate measures to plan, prepare, and protect their people from the pandemic. This webpage features links to many helpful resources and updates. If you don’t know where to start, take a look at resources containing best practices for ministering in this time.
As the COVID-19 crisis stretches from weeks into months, the churches response to the crisis must increasingly shift from learning online resources and social distancing practices over into showing the love of Christ in our neighborhoods. Click here to find ideas.
With most churches no longer meeting for Sunday worship, churches without an online giving plan may face significant financial hardships. Thankfully, there are several simple solutions for your church to set up online giving. Click here to find out more.
You don’t have to be a large church to use online streaming video. In a time when many are stuck at home, you can reach out online to bring them instruction, encouragement and fellowship. Click here to find out more.
While streaming video is great for one-way communication from the leaders of the church to its people, different technologies exist that can help congregations continue to fellowship through dialog. Click here to find out how your church can connect in groups.
Kids Ministry & Sunday School
Instruction in the faith does not have to stop during the COVID-19 crisis. Materials are available for parents to lead their children and for churches to continue Sunday School remotely. Click here to find out more.
Disaster Relief Response
The COVID-19 crisis is unprecedented in recent world history. Nevertheless, Missouri Baptist Disaster Relief is coordinating with state government and agencies to determine the best ways that we can serve during this time. Click here to find the latest news on how we’re helping.
Government Resources & Recommendations
It is important that the church takes the threat of COVID-19 seriously. To this end, we have compiled a list of government created resources and recommendations. Knowing how we can cooperate with our local, state, and federal government to face this crisis will be key in the days ahead. Click here to see the list.