As the world navigates through the complexities of dealing with the coronavirus issue, please be aware that the Church of God takes very seriously the health of all our ministers, employees, and church attenders. It is our plan to assure that every possible consideration and precaution is taken. This page, provided by Church of God Communications, contains information and links to resources that can help your church and church related events navigate the proper procedures to maintain safe environments.
Covid-19: Priority Report
The highly complicated, detailed, and strenuous process of coming to a decision to postpone the 78th International General Assembly because of the Covid-19 pandemic was a history-making event in the Church of God. To preserve that history, a 28-page publication has been released which explores the process, timeline, historical precedence, and authority granted by the Minutes to arrive at the decision to postpone.
Secure Church Safety Program
Our friend and church security/safety expert, Tim Miller with Secure Church, has produced the attached 8-minute video dealing with the issue of protests against churches. In a time when churches are the subject of protest for a variety of reasons, including re-opening during the current COVID-19 pandemic, it would be a wise investment of time for every pastor to watch this informative video on how to handle potential protests.
Opening Up Our Churches After Coronavirus - An Early View
The patterns that are forming and that will be carried out in church involvement now certainly are fluid and will vary significantly from place to place. An important question now is: “Where do you live?” Each state has its own set of guidelines and...
the church has left the building
After this past Sunday, there is no doubt that the church has left the building. While some churches had canceled services the previous week, on March 22 most Church of God buildings across the country were dark, with the exception of the pastor preaching to empty pews, and to...