Coronavirus Resources for Churches and Members - Word&Way

Coronavirus Resources for Churches and Members

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Each day seems to bring new changes and closures related to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

Churches and individuals are using a combination of information, technology, and creativity to minister without unintentionally making things worse.

We’ve compiled communication and ministry-related resources here along with links. And we’re crowdsourcing the effort: If you have resources that you would like to add to the list, please contact us at and we’ll continue to update.

Coronavirus information

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

Free Training and Checklists to Prepare Your Church for the Coronavirus (Ministry Grid)

Preparing Your Church for Coronavirus (Humanitarian Disaster Institute): Panning Manual  Planning Template


Coping with Coronavirus Anxiety (Harvard Health Blog)

The Power of Prayer to Deal With Coronavirus Anxiety (USA Today)

4 Ways to Help Prevent Loneliness While You’re Social Distancing (Washington Post)


The Easiest Way to Facebook Live-Stream with a Video Camera (Modlab Multimedia)

3 Simple Ways Your Church Can Start Live Streaming (Church Motion Graphics)

Live Streaming Resource Hub (Boxcast)

11 Steps to Embrace Facebook & YouTube Streaming of Your Service (Purpose Driven Church)

Webside Appeal for Your Church: Facebook (Word&Way)

Podcast 101 (Word&Way)

4 Inexpensive Online Giving Solutions for Small- and Mid-Sized Churches (ChurchDev) See comments also


“LifeWay Kids at Home,” a free temporary digital resource to supplement Sunday School from home

Coronavirus and the Church (Wheaton College and Saddleback Church)