6 April 2020
Covid-19 virus can linger in the air for up to 3 hours. Large church group meeting, singing, up close preaching in congregants and other close up meeting are high risk. Physical distancing is known, along with hand washing and hygiene, to be effective in the fight against the spread of the virus. At this time, as there is no safe and effective vaccine against the virus. For this reason, all church gatherings are prohibited.
Consider going digital.
What does digital even mean? Quite simply, it means using technology, which many people already have in the form of their cell phones and personal computers to carry out work they mainly do manually.
Some local churches are already using technology to do the following ministry activities.
- Church services
- Church leadership meetings, bible study groups and home groups.
- Church administration
- Receiving financial offerings and tithes
- Marketing their events
Help us serve you better to enhance ministry through technology.
Take a few minutes to fill out this survey on your local church’s use of Technology. https://forms.gle/HJdpnT1h2RZHSXcE8
The same communication tool can also be used to manage prayer requests, food and care needs and for sharing Covid-19 resources. The following pastoral plan can assist churches to engage the pandemic creatively.
The SACC pastoral plan
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