As news of the health threat posed by the coronavirus continues to unfold, the United Church of Christ and its Disaster Ministries are sharing resources with guidance for congregations and individuals on prevention and preparedness.
NEW! A Faithful Response, with Worship, to the Coronavirus: This document serves as a resource for faithful tips and considerations for congregations. Updates will be added as circumstances change.
March 9, 2020, UCC News: UCC churches establish protocols, preach awareness, not panic as COVID-19 cases grow
Church leaders urge education, caution and common sense as U.S. coronavirus cases increase - UCC News story February 28, 2020
Latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC): https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
UCC Disaster Ministries "A Disaster Preparedness Manual for Churches" (no "pandemics" section - yet! - but great counsel for preparing for any sort of disaster)
UCC Disaster Ministries joins ecumenical coronavirus response - January 29, 2020