COVID-19 PANDEMIC—STAYING CONNECTED

Listed below are documents and links to help congregations, pastors and elders explore ways and learn how to stay connected. Please check back for new information which is added to the top of each section.

Documents

Communication Strategies During Pandemic Webinar, August 12, 2020

Mike Givler’s Powerpoint Presentation

Brian Wallace’s Powerpoint Presentation

Zoom Security Tip Sheet

How to avoid zoombombing and run an efficient Zoom meeting by Mike Givler, Synod of the Trinity Communications Coordinator

Download the Tip Sheet

New Technology Grant from Synod

This grant is intended to support congregations and presbyteries in procuring the technology, technological training and support, and/or technological needs assessment critical to moving forward with their ministry in these changing times. 

Download Application Form

Hymns, Copyrights and Public Domain

Information for choosing hymns for live-streaming from PC(USA) Store

Download the Letter

Guidelines on Live Streaming Services

The following guidelines are provided to assist pastors and other leaders for live streaming services of worship in a faithful and effective way.

Download the Guide

Central Presbyterian Church in Downingtown, PA Pandemic Action Plan

Good insights for congregations making decisions in an ever changing landscape.

Download Action Plan

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance Guidance for Congregations

How to response to a severe infectious disease outbreak.

Download Guide

The Movable Feast

Worship model for congregations scattered in different places.

Download Model

Links

Live Streaming Information, Resources and Guidelines

The Scattered Church

Resources from PC(USA)’s Office of Theology, Formation, and Evangelism which include “Quicksheets”, Videos, Zoom Conversations, and Funding Sources
Go to The Scattered Church Webpage

Communication Strategies During COVID-19 Webinar

Presented by the Technology Task Force of Beaver-Butler Presbytery on August 12, 2020
Watch the Video

Live Streaming for the Long Haul

by Brian Wallace, Pittsburgh Presbytery
Watch the Video

Advice and Guidelines from PC(USA) Stated Clerk

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Other Material