A special thank you to Seattle Presbytery for sharing their resources.
For Congregational and/or Session Meetings (using ZOOM):
- Advisory opinion on Church in an Emergency/Pandemic how to proceed with a congregational meeting in such a time as this: English | Spanish.
- Videos on how to hold a meeting as shared by Synod of Mid-America:
- Best Practices: How to Use ZOOM for our Presbytery meeting: English | Spanish .
Bruce Reyes Chow-Zoom worship resources:
Suggestions for using Zoom for meetings & worship for church, by Dean Strong, Synod of Alaska-NW Stated Clerk
Tips and tricks for taking your church committee meetings to Zoom (Greater NW Area of the United Methodist Church)
Zoom for pastors and church leaders, Northwest United Methodist Foundation
“4 Tips for using Zoom and video conference call software to stream your event” by spf.io
Ten easy tips for better Zoom meetings, Stanford Medicine
Live streaming with Facebook Live, TheoTech
How to live stream: a beginner’s survival guide, epiphan video
COVID-19 Lockdown: Creating Live-streamed Worship in 3 Days, by Rev. Jeremy Smith, Hacking Christianity
Coronavirus & simple setups to live stream church services, by Jeff Reed, The Church.Digital
Taking your worship online: A guide for beginners and everyone else, by Jeremy Steele, resourceumc.org
Hymnal streaming, David Maxwell, Presbyterian Publishing Corporation
Ask The UMC: How can we livestream worship legally?
One License offers gratis licenses to help cope with COVID-19 challenges, valid through April 15
Techsoup: Nonprofit resources for remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic
“Google and Microsoft are giving away enterprise conferencing tools due to coronavirus” by Jay Peters, The Verge
Google Hangouts Meet
COVID-19: Ultimate guide to free video conferencing & collaboration, UC Today
Skype vs Zoom: Which video chat app is best for working from home?
Presbyterian Foundation: Tips for engagement and online giving during worship
Keeping PCUSA Churches Open for Business, John Fong, Digital Discipleship Ministry
Resources for doing church digitally: a NEXT Church response to COVID-19, NEXT Church
3/11: “PC(USA) stated clerk speaks about in-person worship and the coronavirus”, The Presbyterian Outlook
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) RESOURCES AND INFORMATION