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Commission on the General Conference To Meet March 21

Commission on the General Conference To Meet March 21

3/16/2020
"As concerns over the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic continue to escalate, the Commission on the General Conference will meet on March 21 via teleconference to discuss plans for the 2020 General Conference, scheduled for May 5-15, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minn."
Help People Find Your Livestream - Join the Virtual Church List

Help People Find Your Livestream - Join the Virtual Church List

3/16/2020
You're livestreaming your services, studies, and even bedtime stories, and we want to join you! Submit your livestreams to join the virtual church list on the Conference website.
Church Development Offers Assistance for Streaming Worship

Church Development Offers Assistance for Streaming Worship

3/12/2020
In response to the rapid spread of COVID-19, Bishop Leeland has recommended to suspend public worship until the end of March. In order to facilitate continued worship during this time the Church Development office is offering the following resources to help churches transition to online streaming and online giving.
6 Steps Your Congregation Should Take in Response to the Coronavirus

6 Steps Your Congregation Should Take in Response to the Coronavirus

3/11/2020
Tom Pruski outlines six steps congregations should take in response to the Coronavirus in keeping with guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control. Pruski, a registered nurse, is director of Wesley Theological Seminary's Heal the Sick Initiative that equips leaders for congregational health ministries.
A Message from the Committee on Relief

A Message from the Committee on Relief

3/11/2020
As we have watched and prayed for those across the world that have been affected by COVID-19, we face the realization that we must be more diligent in our efforts to prepare and mitigate the effects of this virus in our local communities. As a church, our first call is to respond and care for those around us, while also making sure we do not put our parishioners at risk.  In times of crisis, the most powerful tool is knowledge. As leaders across the conference we must make it our job to be as ...
COVID-19: Ways to Respond

COVID-19: Ways to Respond

3/11/2020
"As a public service, this document was created to help churches decide how to respond before the virus reaches their ministry contexts."
Message from The Health Benefits Committee

Message from The Health Benefits Committee

3/11/2020
The Health Benefits Committee of the Conference Board of Pension and Health Benefits announces that during this COVID 19 pandemic, testing for the virus will be covered at 100% for our participants and family members enrolled on all three of the conference group active health plans. This coverage includes the copayment for the office visit as well. For our retirees, on March 3, 2020, Medicare released a statement that the COVID 19 testing will be covered under Medicare Part B. With this, the conference Medicare supplement retirees, spouses and surviving spouses will be able to have the COVID 19 covered by the health plan. (Please note: Medicare indicates that the provider will need to wait until after April 1, 2020 to be able to submit a claim to Medicare Part B for the test.)
NC Response to COVID-19 From the North Carolina Department of Health & Human Services

NC Response to COVID-19 From the North Carolina Department of Health & Human Services

3/11/2020
Get the latest on the North Carolina state response to COVID-19.
Use Facebook Live to Stream Your Church Events

Use Facebook Live to Stream Your Church Events

3/11/2020
As a mindful act of care for those church members who may wish to limit social interaction at this time, consider streaming your church events live. Jeremy Steele offers simple advice for setting up Facebook Live.
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