Coronavirus/COVID-19 Resources for Congregations and Members

Worshiping Communities

‘People delight in the feeling of making a difference’

Leaders of worshiping communities may be hesitant as they seek to bolster funding during a pandemic. But there are ways to do that by inviting people to do what they want to do anyway, the Revs. Jon Moore and Princeton Abaraoha told about 40 people participating in a Thursday webinar “Funding your Ministry in a Time of Crisis,” put on by 1001 New Worshiping Communities.

Responding to revenue shortfalls during the pandemic

If there’s one thing Presbyterian Mission Agency mission engagement advisor the Rev. Jon Moore knows about times of crisis, it’s that giving increases — sometimes exponentially.

Can online worship be intimate?

Online worship that’s intimate, meaningful, inclusive — and, at the same time, can be touching and even humorous?

Serious JuJu: Warehouse closed but ministry continues

Serious JuJu, a skateboarding ministry and 1001 New Worshiping Community in Kalispell, Montana, has been faithful to seeing, feeding and strengthening kids; celebrating skateboarders; and serving Christ for 13 years.

Creating community in digital spaces during a pandemic

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America church planter and author the Rev. Emily Scott, leader of an ELCA new church project, Dreams and Visions, and the founder of St. Lydia’s Dinner Church in New York City, will be the featured guest on a Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)  1001 New Worshiping Communities Zoom conversation at noon Eastern Time on Thursday.

Praying for the women of Hagar’s Community Church

Hagar’s Community Church, a 1001 New Worshiping Community in Olympia Presbytery located inside the Washington Corrections Center for Women (WCCW), is currently unable to meet for worship due to social distancing required inside the prison during the COVID-19 health crisis.

Hive mentality

Contemplative. Entrepreneur. Convener. The Rev. Troy Bronsink wears all those hats and probably a few more as the founder and director of The Hive: A Center for Contemplation, Art and Action in Cincinnati.