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.

 

Identifying and Reducing Risk

Identificación y Reducción del Riesgo

A Season of Resilience (weekly checklists)

Adapting Church Disaster Response During A Pandemic

Diocesan Leadership Team_Pandemic
Matching Gifts and Needs After A Disaster

Equiparación de Dones y Necesidades Después de un Desastre
Self-care for Church Leaders During COVID-19

Using Online Affinity Groups To Address Isolation

Emotional Lifecycle of a Disaster: Original/Explanation | Elongated/Explanation

Ciclo Emocional de la Vida de un Desastre

Specific Feeding Guidelines 

Using Facebook Live for Prayer and Worship

Bible Studies


PREPAREDNESS RESOURCES

FEMA: COVID-19 Pandemic Operational Guidance for the 2020 Hurricane Season

A Season of Resilience

Identifying and Reducing Risk

Epidemic Preparedness Planning Guidelines

CDC:Get Your Community- and Faith-Based Organizations Ready for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Preparing for the Flu: A Communication Toolkit for Community and Faith-based Organizations

Faith-Based & Community Organizations Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Checklist

Matching Gifts and Needs After A Disaster

Diocesan Leadership Team_Pandemic

SBA Faith-based FAQ sheet

Joint Learning Initiative | Faith and COVID-19: Resource Repository

Vox: Imagine Hurricane Katrina During a Pandemic. The US Needs to Prepare For That–Now.

 

OVER 60 AND OTHER PREEXISTING CONDITIONS 

Older adults and people with underlying medical conditions are more susceptible to severe cases of  COVID-19. 

 

UNAUTHORIZED IMMIGRANTS

Unauthorized immigrants may have difficulty accessing health care and/or work jobs that may put them at risk of infection. 

 

UNHOUSED PEOPLE

Unhoused people may have greater difficulty accessing sanitation tools and health care. 

Specific Feeding Guidelines 

 

VOAD/COAD

  • 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. 

Self-care for Church Leaders During COVID-19

Using Online Affinity Groups To Address Isolation

Emotional Lifecycle of a Disaster: Original/Explanation | Elongated/Explanation

Ciclo Emocional de la Vida de un Desastre

Restored | Working from home and domestic abuse

 

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
    1-800-273-8255
  • Other Crisis Resources 
  • For all other life threatening emergencies, please dial 911. 

 

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