As we practice physical distancing in this time, let us look for opportunities to connect and build community in other ways.
Pastoral Care for the Sick and Dying
Click here to watch a recording of the webinar discussing the new guidelines for pastoral care for the sick and dying.
Information about the CARES Act
The Bishop, Treasurer and Vice-President of ECMN Council provided more information about these provisions of the CARES Act, and how faith communities can access these funds. Click here to watch this webinar.
March 20th - Community Engagement Meet-Up. While a recording is not available, please see the notes.
March 18th - Pastoral Care Conversation with Faith Leaders
Tuesdays with the Bishop
If you are a faith community leader, please place a hold on your calendar for Tuesdays at 2pm for the foreseeable future. Bishop Prior will be hosting a weekly webinar to update everyone on the situation as it unfolds, and we will invite different voices to provide perspective and help us all plan during these eight weeks and beyond. Please click here to register.
Find links below to recordings of past webinars.
May 12th - An update on the next phase of gathering and discussion.
April 28th - An update on numbers, and discussing phased reopening.
April 21st - looking at current numbers; contemplating a plan for reopening
April 14th - review of Pastoral Care practices and sharing of Easter Joys
April 7 - off for Holy Week
March 30th - holy week recommendations and an introduction to the CARES act
March 24th - ECMN events and planning for emergency responses
March 13th - an overview of initial recommendations and situation update
Episcopal Relief and Development
ERD has offered weekly webinars. Click here to watch or listen to past webinars on addressing isolation during quarantine and a ministerial response to COVID-19.
The CEEP Network
This network has offered several useful webinars on various topics, including Communications in the Time of COVID-19, Parish administration in an evolving time, and resource to support church fundraising. You can watch these archived webinars on their youtube channel by clicking here.