The latest on COVID-19 in prisons, among students, spiritual support, and long-distance connections among United Methodists.
A hurried shift to technology to maintain social connections has Cynthia B. Astle pondering how the Church will adapt to life after the disruption of the coronavirus pandemic.
A Texas congregation transforms its annual outreach project to coronavirus aid; Discipleship Ministries follows Nashville singers’ lead to organize an online rendition of Charles Wesley’s “Christ the Lord Is Risen Today.”
Americans are praying for an end to coronavirus; Book of Worship OK’d for online use; and that knowledgable Chuck is back with tips on things we can do in the face of COVID-19.
United Methodist bishops in some states are allowing online communion services by special permission – but some pre-filled communion cups may not be available.
New public health restrictions to stop the coronavirus spread likely will prevent United Methodists in many regions from celebrating Holy Week and Easter in person together.
Leaders at all levels of The United Methodist Church are counseling believers to keep hope in the future amid the worldwide coronavirus pandemic.
Still trying to “flatten the curve” of contagion, United Methodists are encouraging one another in online ministry and with possible new salutes in the midst of social distancing.
Increased social distancing and self-isolation, online prayers and reflections, and spiritual ways to cope with the coronavirus pandemic top a round-up of responses.
From learning to livestream worship to figuring out how to aid out-of-work parents with out-of-school children, United Methodists are adapting to the difficulties of life in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.