Depending on where you live, you may have fully emerged from lockdown or still be under guidance to stay indoors 24/7. In either situation, your post pandemic church should be asking tough questions about the way it will operate in the future. Both what aspects from the lockdown were beneficial and should be further harnessed, and what has been missing.[Read more…] about Free Resource To Plan For Your Post Pandemic Church
* Editors Note: Upfront: As we look at Reunion Sunday only gather (in person) when relevant authorities say you can. And, when you do, follow the guidelines / precautions they give. We must be responsible citizens and love our neighbors. This post on the livestream church is part three of three in the series.
Livestream Church has proven its importance as a tool for maintaining a connection with the community around a church. So many churches have been unexpectedly forced to become digital savvy overnight. I am personally excited for how the church responded going digital. But now that we are here we cannot go back. Countless people are being reached, and this is not the time to retreat.[Read more…] about Livestream Church is Vital for Post-Pandemic Church – Part 3
* Editors Note: Upfront: As we look at Reunion Sunday only gather (in person) when relevant authorities say you can. And, when you do, follow the guidelines given by them. We must be responsible citizens and love our neighbors. This post, “A New Normal For The Post-Quarantine Church” is part two of three in the series.
After the excitement wears off, the church must be ready and in place for the new normal. A normal where people are hyperaware of the possibilities of viruses and pandemics. The virus might still return for a second round. There may be future crises. The church needs to become a safe place. It is already a safe place for many other situations, and now it needs to be a safe place for the elderly, the vulnerable, the immunocompromised not only for this season but for all seasons.[Read more…] about Part Two: A New Normal For The Post-Quarantine Church
* Editors Note: As we look at Reunion Sunday we thought it would be good for us to state this upfront. Only gather (in person) when your state / government / relevant authorities say you can. And, when you do, follow the guidelines given by the relevant authorities, and some. We must be responsible citizens and love our neighbors.
Different countries / state are in different phases of quarantine or shelter-in-place. Some are in the early stages and others are likely to gather in person sooner. We’ve been thinking about that first Sunday / gathering for when we can gather in person.[Read more…] about Post-Quarantine Church – Part One: Reunion Sunday