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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.

Estudio Biblico: La Esperanza Enraizada en Dios

Thursday, Mar 12, 2020

En épocas de incertidumbre, como epidemias y pandemias, use este estudio bíblico como una exhortación a los cristianos a que tengan esperanzas. Proporciona motivos para ello en el contexto del cautiverio y el exilio de los israelitas.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Recomendaciones litúrgicas en reacción a una epidemia

Tuesday, Mar 10, 2020

Éstas son recomendaciones litúrgicas relativas a la intinción, el uso en común de un cáliz y otras prácticas vinculadas a la comunión durante epidemia y pandemias. Finalmente, las decisiones se deben tomar en colaboración con el liderazgo de la iglesia y las autoridades de salud pública, basadas en las preferencias locales y las inquietudes de seguridad.

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.