It is time for us to get creative in how we are going to adapt to a new way to do church. Here are some resources with helpful information…
On March 27, 2020, the United States Congress passed and President Trump signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act – legislation that provides an unprecedented and massive array of relief, benefit, and stimulus measures designed to help Americans, businesses, nonprofits, and state and local governments amid the coronavirus crisis. Click the here for an outline of what this means for our churches.
Ministry Brands offers an Online Church Guide with resources & training for Easter, Sunday Services, Offering, Connections, Announcements & Childrens Ministry. They also have a library of webinars for training with new webinars for Easter Online resources every day from now until Easter! There is SO much helpful information and it’s all FREE! Check it out by clicking here.
Pastor Jamie Grisham from Compassion Church Dickson sent us this list of ideas for Easter & Outreach. CLICK HERE for some great ideas.
Ryan Wakefield of Church Marketing University has put together one of the most comprehensive guides on digital ministry we have found. It covers everything from Live Streaming with a $0 budget to digital outreach and life groups. You can access all this info for FREE by clicking here.
Click here for FREE weekly Kids lessons from IPHC Kids, and be sure to follow them on Facebook and Instagram at IPHC Kids.
This is an important time for FAMILY MINISTRY- be sure to include your children and teens in ministry time. If watching church online, make sure everyone is included.
· Have Praise and Worship times together – (For some children this will be the first time worshiping with their parents and not in Children’s Ministry.
· If you are a Children’s Ministry Leader or Youth Leader, make time every week to keep in contact with your children. Make a quick video so they can SEE YOU!
· Another good resource for parents during this unusual time: THEPARENTCUE.ORG
Church Motion Graphics is a great website that provides just that, graphics! They have motion backgrounds, slide templates and social graphics for churches. Although there is a paid subscription option, they also offer FREE graphics as well. CLICK HERE TO CHECK IT OUT
Some of our churches have found it helpful to create Facebook Groups inside of their Facebook Church Page, so that they can better communicate with different members of their congregation. Here are instructions on how to create those groups.