Dr. Emily Smith, pictured on left, is a local epidemiologist and church member in the Waco area. She has spoken to area pastors and presented very useful information that all can use.
Visit her page HEREfor more information.
ACT Locally Waco has posted some wonderful resources that can be accessed HERE. A few to mention are:
- For continued updates from the City of Waco Public Health Department visit HERE.
-City of Waco Frequently Asked Question visit HERE.
-For City of Waco General Information regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) visit HERE.
Baylor University Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty has Texas food resources available, if needed, visit their link HERE.
School Food Resources can be found HEREin alphabetical order by the school name.
For a list of local food banks in our area click HERE.
Give to your church remotely. If you don't feel comfortable giving online, then mail a check in, or find out how to give online to your church.
All of our congregations will be making some cost-cutting measures in the days to come, but there are many costs that just cannot be eliminated from one week to the next: insurance, salaries of staff and ministers, utilities, and missions and benevolence ministries.
Pastors and church leaders, here are a few links for your congregation to give online, if not one in place already:
With churches transitioning to online services, how do you have a successful webinar?
For a FREE copy of creating online, participatory worship services by Rev. Dr. Angela Gorrell click HERE.
Angela is assistant professor of practical theology at Truett Theological Seminary, Baylor University. She previously served as an Associate Research Scholar at the Yale Center for Faith and Culture.
Tithe.ly has recently released a guide called "How to Take Your Church Virtual (Fast): The Ultimate Guide to Church Live-Streaming During Crisis," available HERE.
Lifewayhas also put out some wonderful resources as well, that you can find HERE.
Coronavirus and the Church: Trusted Resources for Churches from Leading Experts