Click HERE for a very useful and thorough COVID-19 resource list curated by Rev. Dean Prentiss, pastor at Wesley Park UMC
There is also much information on the Michigan Conference website page Health Risk Management page HERE
Guidelines on how to count online worship attendance HERE
The weekly Midwest District E-Newsletter is also a resource with new information shared. Click HERE to subscribe
Please “like” the Midwest District Facebook page for relevant information.
If your congregation struggles with technology, check out One Call Tell All a paid service that was developed by small UM church pastors
Phone Live Streaming is a program that allows members to call in and hear the worship service. Click HERE. This is different than One Call Tell All
The Discipleship Ministries website has a good list of Resources for Responding to COVID-19 Outbreak
The State of Michigan just created a wonderful resource for coping with the stress of our present situation. Click HERE
To view the daily updated list of COVID-19 resources from West Michigan Center for Arts & Technology Guide to Resources click HERE
A Sermon for Every Sunday – Lectionary based video sermons by America’s best preachers for use in worship, Bible study, small groups, Sunday school classes, or for individual use. All you do is push the button. Click HERE
ReAwaken Hymns: This is a free HD video download to add to your online worship services. All songs are Reawaken Hymn’s versions of public domain hymns, so your church does NOT need to purchase any streaming licenses for the music. Click HERE.
Church Mutual Insurance Company has compiled COVID-19 recovery resources for churches available HERE.
The following Midwest District Local Church Guidelines are shared with permission to use in your own ministry settings!
Guidelines for Reopening from Wesley Park UMC. Click HERE
Letter to the congregation on Reopening from the leadership at Lakeview: New Life UMC. Leadership has decided to issue “letters” or “updates” rather than a policy as the situation is so fluid. 6/22/20 Update
Mecosta: New Hope Reopening Guidelines are HERE