(Updated 4/23/20) Updated and new items are marked by NEW

Synod Congregations providing online worship during COVID-19 quarantine (updated 4/3/30)

REOPENING CONGREGATIONS NEW Have patience…

FINANCIAL BENEFITS AND ONLINE PAYMENTS

Families First Act

Mission Investment Fund of the ELCA

Update from Portico Benefit Services

Need to talk with your personal Regional Representative? Andrea Arey can be reached at 949/338-9573 or aarey@porticobenefits.org

Annuity.org is a free web info on financial literacy https://www.annuity.org/financial-literacy/covid-19-financial-guide/

The STRESS AND TRAUMA OF COVID-19

WORSHIP RESOURCES

1st THIRD OF LIFE MINISTRY RESOURCES /Preschool/Child Care

FUNERAL PLANNING

  • State of Washington Funeral and Embalming requirements during the COVID-19 emergency HERE.
  • ELCA Guidance for Funeral Practices: Ministering to the Bereaved During a Public Health Crisis HERE.

GENERAL COVID-19 RESOURCES AND RESPONSES

ELCA’s Response to COVID-19 https://www.elca.org/publichealth

Region – Be Prepared (5/01/20) NEW

Region 1 Hammer and Dance newsletter– April 29, 2020 NEW

Links to local county health departments

ELCA Pandemic Checklist for congregation preparedness 

Congregational Planning Checklist for Public Health Concerns (pdf)