THE COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS

Resources for congregations to assist during the Covid19 Pandemic.
by Southeastern District on March 10, 2020

 

SED APP - Sign up for the SED APP to receive notifications, information, and resources. This is a place also to share your resources or questions with others.

 

Stewarships Resources as we deal with the pandemic

 

Spiritually Connected - a page dedicated to see how congregations, neighbors, and friends are finding new ways to stay spiritually connected

 

School Resources - A page dedicated to school resourcess for administrators and those with school children at home.

 

Teacher Encouragement Group: Safe Harbor is hosting a weekly teacher encouragement group on Tuesday afternoons at 4:30pm.  Sign up athttps://form.jotform.com/200994507767164.

 

PCW Encouragement Group: Encourage your church workers - pastor, DCE, or Deaconess, Lay Minister, etc. and to attend this group to receive encouragement and support during COVID on Mondays at 12pm. Sign up at https://form.jotform.com/200995438419162

 

 

Organizing Neighborhood Ministry - a blog on the creative ways God’s people are caring for their neighbors during this time of self-quarantine and social distancing.

 

Face Mask Instructions - to make fabric face masks

 

Partners in Ministry - links to resources from other Lutheran organizations
 
4 Key Issues to Consider During a Pandemic - Richard Hammar, senior editor of Church Law and Tax, and an annual presenter at the LCMS Business Managers meeting who brings updates on legislation and law that most impacts our work. He is joined content editor Matthew Branaugh to discuss four issues churches need to be aware of during the COVID-19 pandemic. He has prepared a 10-minute video identifying 

 

Pandemic Influenza - Personnel and Office Procedures

 

SED Office Schedule (March 17)  - The Southeastern District Office remains closed but the staff are working from home to provide services, support, and information to the SED. (April 27, 2020)

 

The CDC - the COVID-19 Coronavirus is a rapidly evolving situation and the CDC will keep updating information as it becomes available on their website.

 

Shelter in Place - helpful guidelines on how to prepare and what to do if you feel symptoms.

 

District Letter to Congregations (March 5)
District Letter to Congregations and Schools  (March 2)- Church and School Public Gatherings - It is important to follow the council of the local and state government. If for the welfare and safety of residents, the decision is made to close programs that bring together groups of people, then that must be respected. But before we get to that place, there are some simple preparation steps that can be taken. Read more
 
State Department of Health links for the states in the Southeastern District

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