(Updated 8/31/20) Updated and new items are marked by NEW

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

Holding Remote Congregational Meetings (8-2020) NEW

REOPENING CONGREGATIONS NEW

(most recent documents listed first)

PASTORAL CARE DURING COVID-19

WORSHIP RESOURCES

FINANCIAL BENEFITS AND ONLINE PAYMENTS

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/

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 Region 1- Hammer and Dance Newsletter (COVID-19 response and resources. September 2020 NEW

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

Region – Be Prepared (5/01/20) June 24, 2020 (pdf)

Links to local county health departments

ELCA Pandemic Checklist for congregation preparedness 

Congregational Planning Checklist for Public Health Concerns (pdf)