COVID-19 Resources

Thank you for your continued faithfulness in providing exceptional ministry amid the tides of change. Thank you also for your patience and understanding as we all strive to find new ways of building community online. These resources will be updated and expanded during the coming weeks. Check back for new information and resources.

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Church Reopening Guidelines

STATEMENT FROM THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN CONFERENCE BOARD OF DIRECTORS REGARDING REOPENING OUR CHURCHES – May 14, 2020
Understanding Your Insurance Board Coverage
Preparing to Reopen Your Office – The Insurance Board
COVID-19 Liability for Churches: FAQ – The Insurance Board
COVID Intensive Cleaning – Belfor

Online Worship Resources

Quick Start Guide to Online and Text Giving
Guide to Streaming Your Church Service Online
Legal Considerations for Online Worship: What Pastors and Worship Leaders Need to Know – Webinar with Heather Kimel
Note on Legally Streaming Music Online

Cyber Security

How to prevent Zoombombing – Video by Bruce Reyes-Chow
How to Keep Uninvited Guests Out of Your Zoom Event – Zoom Settings and More
CISA Cybersecurity Recommendations for Critical Infrastructure
CISA Video Conferencing Tips
CISA Guidance for Securing Video Conferencing

Federal Resources

FFCRA Leave Policy
FFCRA Poster
PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM (PPP) INFORMATION SHEET
Paycheck Protection Program Application Form
Families First Coronavirus Response Act: What Churches Need to Know Presented by Heather E. Kimmel
Small Business Administration: Faith-Based PPP Application FAQ

Financial Resources

Email the RMC’s Financial Help Team
Quick Start Guide to Online and Text Giving
The New World of Church Stewardship: From Offering Plates to Online Giving – Webinar Recording

FREE Online Worship Resources

Pixabay – Royalty-free, high-quality images
Canva – Free online design templates
Youtube – Royalty-free music and sound effects
Hymns Without Words – Royalty-free hymns played on the organ

Resources for Coping with Loss

Guide for Christian Funerals During COVID-19
Mourning During Social Distancing
The Red Cross – virtual programs, information, referrals, and services for survivors of COVID-19 fatalities, both at the national level and local level. The information hub offers ways to connect with trained Red Cross volunteers available to help. People can also call 833-492-0094 for help.

Mental Health Resources

Mental Health Resources in the RMC
Pray Act Trust

State Resources

Colorado
Utah
Wyoming

Youth Resources

Talking to Kids About COVID-19
Useful Resources for Children and Families During the COVID-19 Crisis
Check this Google Doc for the most up-to-date resources for children and youth.

Additional Resources

Activism in the Age of COVID
Sample Coronavirus Notice Letter
UCC Resources for COVID-19
Families First Coronavirus Response Act Notice – Frequently Asked Questions
Families First Coronavirus Response Act Poster