COVID-19 Resources

September 6, 2020 Letter:  Worshipping In Person Update – 

* SEPTEMBER 6 LETTER TO THE CHURCHES From Regional Minister

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Please Consider  Sharing This Note with Members:

Being The Regional Church During CoronaVirus/COVID-19

  • Providing Weekly Clergy and Chaplain Conversations and Times of Prayer;
  • Preparing Monthly Letters to our Local Churches along with resource lists and guides;

https://disciples-ne.org/covid-19-resources/

  • Providing support to access and utilize technology for worship, study, and fellowship;
  • Providing support for how to set-up and encourage members to use on-line giving tools;
  • Providing Technology Pooled Fund Grants for Local Churches to improve their use of technology to reach a broader audience with improved quality technology;
  • Providing up-to-date information on financial assistance for Local Churches through the CARES Act;
  • Providing up-to-date information on financial assistance for Local Churches and/or clergy available through:
    • National Benevolent Association
    • Disciples Pension Fund
    • Week of Compassion
    • Disciples Church Extension Fund

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Funding for COVID-19 Relief Ministries

 

Click Here for Hunger Ministries Application Form
Click Here for Hunger Ministries Application Form – SPANISH
Click Here for Household Income Relief App Form
Click Here for Household Income Relief App Form – SPANISH

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Gathering In-Person – Not a question of “if?”…. but a question of “when and how?”
* Letter to the Church
* 24 Questions to Consider Before Gathering In-Person.

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Technology Pooled Fund

FILLABLE Application Form More than $3,000 was granted in Round 1

Deadline Extended to October 31, 2020

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Region Wide Conversation #2: June 23rd Zoom Call Survey Results — We Asked 5 Unscientific Questions

More Than Half of our Participants Responded

>CLICK Here for SURVEY RESULTS<

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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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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