Church leaders urge education, caution and common sense as U.S. coronavirus cases increase

As new cases of the coronavirus are reported in other countries and across the United States, United Church of Christ leaders are urging education, caution, and common sense  sharing a few basic guidelines to enable congregations and other UCC organizations to find useful, relevant information to plan their course of action.

UCC Disaster Ministries has developed a web section for congregations that includes a word from Blackmon, a bulletin insert and an excellent resource from the Southern New England Conference UCC, with a checklist and advice for community engagement, worship (e.g. communion, offering, passing the peace), communications, leadership backup, pastoral care, and even fiscal concerns.

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