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Feeding Guidelines: COVID-19

Tuesday, Mar 24, 2020

Many churches and organizations have ministries that involve gathering people around food–either to eat together or to distribute via a food pantry. These gatherings are now unsafe and put the very people we feel called to serve at risk. This list provides direction for continuing a feeding ministry during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Elongated Emotional Life Cycle of a Disaster (Explained)

Thursday, Apr 23, 2020

Disasters take an emotional toll on each person to varying degrees, whether directly or indirectly affected. This graphic depicts the journey, elongated by a pandemic or multiple disasters, from impact to new normal and provides language for each milestone. Included is also a written explanation of what each stage of the life cycle of a disaster means.

The Emotional Life Cycle of a Disaster Explained

Thursday, Apr 23, 2020

Disasters take an emotional toll on each person to varying degrees, whether directly or indirectly affected. This graphic depicts the journey from impact to new normal and provides language for each milestone. Included is also a written explanation of what each stage of the life cycle of a disaster means.

Maintaining Resilience During Uncertain Times

Tuesday, Jun 09, 2020

Maintaining Resilience During Uncertain Times is a training developed specifically to address individuals’ spiritual, emotional and physical needs during the global COVID-19 pandemic. This training is structured to be facilitated online using video conferencing and other digital tools, and can be adjusted to accommodate different levels of comfort with technology.

Using Facebook Live for Prayer and Worship

Monday, Apr 06, 2020

Adapted from Episcopal Worship to Anchor Your Day, from St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Cypress, Texas, this resource outlines the step-by-step process of going Live on Facebook and provides advice on ensuring high video quality and as well as list things to avoid when broadcasting prayer services online.

Diocesan Leadership Team_Pandemic

Thursday, Mar 26, 2020

During a major disaster, it’s critical to establish the roles within a small leadership team, so that the team can operate efficiently and step in and out of roles as rest, illness and other circumstances require.

Liturgical Recommendations in Response to Epidemics

Tuesday, Mar 10, 2020

These are liturgical recommendations concerning intiction, using a common cup and other communion related practices during epidemics and pandemics. Ultimately, decisions should be made in collaboration with Church leadership and health authorities, based on local preferences and safety concerns.

Bible Study: The Impact of Death

Thursday, Mar 12, 2020

Explore one of the more well known Bible stories of the death of Lazarus, Jesus’ friend. In this Bible Study gain an understanding of ways the death of a person impacts families, friends and communities. This is especially helpful in the midst of epidemics and pandemics.

Reconocimiento y refuerzo de recursos (AR&R)

Friday, May 29, 2020

Esta guía sectorial de dos partes centrada en los activos busca reafirmar el papel central que desempeñan las personas y los grupos (es decir, el liderazgo del programa, el personal y los participantes del programa) y los recursos que poseen en su propio desarrollo. Presenta ejemplos de cambios (tanto de resultados como de procesos) que podríamos rastrear, así como una variedad de herramientas par

Bible Study: Building Hope

Thursday, Mar 12, 2020

The biblical understanding of hope is a confident expectation that good in the future will come. During epidemics and pandemics, many are daunted by mass casualties and an unstable economy. Use this Bible Study as a way to ground yourself or your church community in biblical truths.

Estudio Biblico: Formar Esperanza

Thursday, Mar 12, 2020

Desde el punto de vista de la Biblia, la esperanza, más que una expectativa, es la certeza de que el futuro será bueno. Durante las epidemias y las pandemias, las muertes masivas y la inestabilidad económica amilanan a muchos. Use este estudio bíblico como una manera de afirmarse o de afirmar a la comunidad de su iglesia en las verdades bíblicas.

Un Inventario de Activos de Su Organizacion

Friday, May 29, 2020

Esta hoja de trabajo está destinada para ayudar a las organizaciones a determinar los recursos que tienen en las siguientes áreas: Organización (cultura, competencias), Redes (relaciones), Recursos (financieros, físicos, naturales), Personal (habilidades, experiencia, conexiones), Programas (estrategias, logros), Miembros de la Junta (habilidades, experiencia, conexiones) y Otros Voluntarios.

Reduccion del Riesgo

Friday, May 29, 2020

Esta hoja de trabajo complementa el módulo Identificación y reducción del riesgo. Ayuda a las iglesias y a los líderes eclesiásticos a desglosar las consecuencias de un evento.

Bible Study: Combatting Fear

Thursday, Mar 12, 2020

Every day we live in the midst of conflict and violence, hunger and disease, injustice and oppression. Yet in the midst of this God tells us, “Do not be afraid!” How can this be? Explore this Bible Study as an individual or with a group as you grapple with fear.

Bible Study: Hope Rooted in God

Thursday, Mar 12, 2020

During times of uncertainty like epidemics and pandemics, use this Bible Study as exhortation for Christians to have hope. It provides reasons to in the context of Israelite captivity and exile.

Identificando diferentes tipos de recursos

Friday, May 29, 2020

Usando los ejemplos de prioridades, esta hoja de trabajo ayuda a que las organizaciones enumeren todos los recursos posibles que se pueden movilizar para lograr la movilización de recursos mientras intentan limitar el uso de dinero en efectivo. Cuando se requiere dinero en efectivo, se pide a las organizaciones que identifiquen la opción menos costosa.