Ministry and Response Resources
- Faith-Based Response to Epidemics + Pandemics
- Tools For Maintaining Community During A Pandemic
- WEEKLY WEBINARS
- Ministry and Response Resources
Ministry and Response Resources
EPISCOPAL RELIEF & DEVELOPMENT TOOLS
A curated list of resources developed by Episcopal Relief & Development for church and community leaders who are discerning a disaster response in the midst of COVID-19, or are looking for guidance in responding to COVID-19. This list includes tactical guidance as well as spiritual and emotional tools.
A Season of Resilience (weekly checklists)
Joint Learning Initiative | Faith and COVID-19: Resource Repository
OVER 60 AND OTHER PREEXISTING CONDITIONS
Older adults and people with underlying medical conditions are more susceptible to severe cases of COVID-19.
- CDC Guidance for older adults
- AARP’s Coronavirus town halls
- National Council on Aging’s COVID-19 resources for older adults and caregivers
- Teaching Technology to Older Adults During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Unauthorized immigrants may have difficulty accessing health care and/or work jobs that may put them at risk of infection.
- North Carolina Farmworker Institute COVID-19 and Farmworkers presentation
- Texas resources compiled by Raices
- Informed Immigrant: Resources for Immigrants During the Coronavirus Crisis
Unhoused people may have greater difficulty accessing sanitation tools and health care.
- CDC’s interim guidance for people experiencing unsheltered homelessness
- National Healthcare for the Homeless Issue Brief
- National Coalition to End Homelessness “What homeless folks should know about coronavirus”
- Street Medicine Practice during the COVID-19 pandemic
- Regular VOAD/COAD meetings allow opportunities for networking; developing relationships; education; developing a plan of operation; and sharing tools, resources and expertise.
SELF-CARE AND MENTAL HEALTH
Your normal self-care practices may not be possible or realistic after a disaster. That is normal, but please take time to recharge your spiritual, emotional, physical and relational resilience.
Restored | Working from home and domestic abuse
- CDC Guidelines for Responders a great resource for all caregivers and church leaders.
- McLean Hospital’s Caring for your mental Health despite the Coronavirus
- Vicarious Trauma
- Self-care reflection by Canon John Thompson-Quartey
- Self-care reflection by Rev Bill Livingston
- National Domestic Violence Hotline Resources
NATIONAL CRISIS HOTLINES
- National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration National Helpline 1-800-662-4357
- AA Meeting Locator 1-844-334-6862
- National Suicide Prevention Hotline
- Other Crisis Resources
- For all other life threatening emergencies, please dial 911.
- The Episcopal Church, Concerning COVID19
- The Anglican Alliance, COVID-19 Resource Hub
- A Guide for Reflection and Planning Transition from Season I to Season II, Episcopal Church in Colorado
- Bible Studies
- Prayers and Liturgies
- Liturgical Recommendations in Response to Epidemics | English | Spanish
- Using Facebook Live for Prayer and Worship
- Ideas & Resources For Lament and Thanksgiving for Youth and Those Who Minister With Them
- ENS: Diocese-by-diocese list of policy announcements in response to coronavirus outbreak
- Preparing for the Coronavirus: Liturgy, Precaution and Common Sense–Episcopal Diocese of Olympia
- Healthcare Concerns and Liturgical Practices – courtesy of the Episcopal Diocese of New York
- Liturgical Practice and the Risk of Infection – courtesy of the Cathedral Church of St. James, Toronto
- Report Concerning the Common Cup and other Liturgical Acts – courtesy of the Diocese of Toronto, Anglican Church of Canada
- The Common Cup and Communicable Diseases
- Sip from the Common Cup?
- Liturgical Practices and the Coronavirus Outbreak Episcopal Diocese of Maryland