Resources for responding to COVID-19

Resources to empower conferences, congregations and constituents with accurate, reliable information to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to help us care for ourselves and others during the pandemic.

MC USA news and announcements

For updates, visit our news.

 


Webinars

Mennonite Church USA: Webinar Series

Led by denomination ministers, this webinar series is aimed at helping equip pastors and congregational leaders address pandemic-related faith formation topics, such as rituals around death and dying, youth ministry, and compassion fatigue.

 


Glen’s Facebook Live


MC USA agency resources

Everence – Visit the Everence COVID-19 support web page


 MennoMedia


Mennonite Education Agency

(MEA) has been offering personal support and professional services webinars to school administrators on how to navigate the CARES Act. In addition, MEA is offering a congregational prayer resource to congregations in its April Prayers for Faith & Learning monthly bulletin.


Mennonite Mission Network

  • Mission Network has released $20,000 from its emergency fund to help ministry partners in the U.S. and abroad.
  • The Mission Network Church Relations team has launched The Hope Series which includes several Facebook Live events:
    • A daily prayer time Monday through Saturday at 1 p.m. EDT.
    • A six-part Bible study on Jesus as healer every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. EDT from April 1 – May 6, 2020.
    • “Hope Around the World” updates about responses to COVID-19 every Thursday at 4 p.m. EDT.
  • Stanley W. Green, executive director for Mission Network, will host webinars to update constituents on Mission Network activities.

MHS

  • COVID-19 resource pagewith links to information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
  • MHS e-Connectionsa monthly resource newsletter featuring webinars, presentations, book recommendations and more.

Resources for grief and death

 


CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security)


Worship and devotional resources


Caring and connecting with others


Livestreaming and Meeting Platforms

For congregations looking to connect virtually, here is information on some of the leading livestream and meeting platforms that our churches are using. Most offer limited free accounts and/or free trials.


Scripture Graphics

More coming soon


MC USA conference and related organizations resources


Wellness resources

  • Intimate partner violence
    • Staying safe during COVID-19 from The National Domestic Violence Hotline
      24/7 Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233 (TTY 1-800-787-3224)

Government health tips and information

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Environmental Protection Agency

U.S. Department of State

World Health Organization