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FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Q&A

Tuesday, Apr 13, 2021

The FEMA COVID-19 funeral assistance program is a federal program reimbursing people for
costs associated with COVID-19 deaths in the United States since January 20, 2020. This FAQ breaks down questions around multiple decedents, immigration status, church reimbursements and more.

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.

Identificación y Reducción del Riesgo

Friday, May 29, 2020

Este taller fue creado después del tiroteo ocurrido en Mother Emanuel, en Charleston, Carolina del Sur. Fue diseñado para crear espacio para que los participantes compartan historias sobre sus temores y hablen sobre los peligros en sus comunidades.

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.

Probabilidad de peligro

Friday, May 29, 2020

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

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

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.

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.

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.

Adapting Church Disaster Response During A Pandemic

Monday, Apr 20, 2020

During a pandemic, convening community meals, conducting food pantries or forming shelter are difficult to do. Explore a few ideas of ways churches can respond safely to the needs of their vulnerable neighbors as natural disasters occur.

Using Online Affinity Groups To Address Isolation

Thursday, Apr 09, 2020

Learn from the Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey how to maintain connection during an epidemic or pandemic by using online affinity groups, similar to foyer or small groups. This guide provides a list of the kinds of groups the diocese found most helpful in response to COVID-19.

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.

Self-care for Church Leaders During COVID-19

Thursday, Apr 02, 2020

Almost everyone will be directly or indirectly affected by the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. The prolonged and acute stress that church leaders are exposed to puts them at high-risk of developing secondary traumatic stress on top of their personal stress and losses. This guide provides practical methods to maintain personal resilience in order to continue caring work for years to come.

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.

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.