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- Shining Waters COVID-19 #11: Resources for Stewardship and Worship and Ongoing Staff Support
- Ministry with Children and Youth
- Shining Waters COVID-19 #10: Clarification – Ontario Churches CAN Stream Worship Services and Other Updates
- Clarification: Ontario churches CAN stream worship from their buildings
- “We Are All Relatives”
- Shining Waters COVID-19 #9: General Council Updates, SWRC Ministry Personnel Zoom Gathering
Shining Waters Blogs
In keeping with The United Church of Canada emergency plan the Executive recommends that each community of faith prepare a plan to suspend large gatherings, including but not limited to, worship services.
Ministers Share Their Learnings on How to be Community During the Coronavirus Crisis
COVID-19 is quickly wreaking havoc not only on our individual lives but also on the lives of our faith communities. Many ministers are wondering how to nurture a community of faith—which people need now more than ever in these anxious times—in an online context. As digital discipleship becomes the new normal, how can ministers create a virtual worship space for people used to coming together in flesh as well as spirit?