COVID-19 Resources

I am recommending, suggesting, and asking that each of our churches not gather in-person until at least June 30th.

Attached are our Regional Minister’s Reflections For us in Nebraska: updated 5/29/20
1. CLICK HERE! >> Epistle to Local Churches
2.  CLICK HERE! >> Resources and Guidance

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Technology Pooled Fund

Click Here > FILLABLE PDF Application Form

Deadline: June 15, 2020 

Purpose of the Pooled Fund: The Pooled Fund will support Local Churches to purchase equipment, software, and/or internet services that will enhance their electronic capabilities that will extend the reach of their worship into the community.

Amount of Grants: Grants are for up to $400, and the requested amount needs to be matched dollar-for-dollar by the requesting congregation.

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RESOURCES FOR LOCAL CHURCHES DURING COVID-19

CLICK Here for a succinct listing of General Church support for Local Churches

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Free legal help hotline available for Nebraskans affected by COVID-19:  If you are a Nebraskan facing legal issues related to the virus, or the owner of a small, locally owned business (defined by less than 50 employees, not a franchise) that is currently closed, in risk of permanent closure due to the virus, and where the payment of fees would significantly deplete your resources, the Hotline may be reached at 1-844-268-5627.

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CARES Act Small Business Funding

 PLEASE SEE EMAIL Sent April 6th to ALL Clergy with Standing.   If you would like to receive the information, as well, please email Chris at regmin@ccnebr.org

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Introducing COVID-19 NBA Response Grants

Child Saving Institute Received $6,500 to expand their technology to reach out to, and provide mental health services to children and families

Click Here To Apply — for Cycle 2!

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+Household Solidarity Grants for Income Loss are available to Disciples of Christ congregations on behalf of members and pastors who are experiencing significant financial hardship. Eligible households must have lost wages due to COVID-19 (illness, protective social measures, or reduced hours/gigs) and must not be eligible for state unemployment insurance (USA) or the GSTC (Canada). Additional funds are available for households that do not qualify for federal stimulus benefits. (This application is also in Spanish and Korean should you need it.)  For more information, email Week of Compassion at info@weekofcompassion.org

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Preparing Your Congregation-

 

    1. Coronavirus Guidance and Resources
    2. Coronavirus Tools and Resources
    3. Technology And The Church Instructions

*VISIT the General Church’s Website for Additional Resources