COVID-19: Health and Safety

CARE Legislation resources are on this page:  

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Most recent COVID-19 messages:

Updated April 2, 2020 8:00 am

Finance and Stewardship: A message from Bishop Megan Traquair featuring Kati Braak, Director of Operations

Updated April 2, 2020 8:00 am
Canon Andrea McMillin: Diocesan Administration

Recognizing the emotional and financial impact of the pandemic on the church, the health and sustainability of our congregations is our main focus, especially:

Worship and Holy Week

Finance and stewardship

Pastoral care of our leaders

Measures taken to support congregations during this time:

Routine meetings with diocesan governance, church finance and Investment Fund officers

Collaboration with clergy and lay leader teams, for a stronger response

Regularized Zoom calls with treasurers to prepare, support, and teach as needed

Pause on program spending as well as the hiring of the Missioner for Evangelism and Discipleship

Deferment of apportionment for qualifying churches

Creation of a Stewardship & Finance Task Force to help ensure long-term success

Updated Mar. 28, 2020 8:00 am

Holy Week @ Home: Creating a Home Altar

Canon Andrea McMillin: Diocesan Communications

Bishop Megan offers pastoral guidance and instruction on how to build a sacred space in our homes.

We have set up a special page on our website that gives guidance to your home worship during Holy Week.

Visit the website and start planning:

You can also find places that are offering special online worship throughout Holy Week on this page:

Please share this with your congregations and make this widely known.

Check your church's website for worship times and resources.


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