In the midst of the current COVID-19 pandemic, churches around the world are finding new, creative ways to be the Church. Whether your church is tech-savvy or doesn’t even have an email address, there are resources to help you and your congregation navigate this unprecedented time as a family of faith.
Gov. Northam announced on June 23 that on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, the Commonwealth of Virginia will enter Phase Three of reopening, which includes specific requirements and guidelines for religious services. View those specific guidelines here.
On Friday, June 5, 2020, the Commonwealth of Virginia entered Phase Two of reopening, during which churches are allowed to meet inside at 50% capacity with strict adherence to the guidelines listed on page 37 of the document linked here. Click here for information about steps to consider as your church makes decisions about re-gathering in person.
Please use the sidebar menu to explore the numerous resources we have compiled for you and your church to use as we continue to worship “together” during this time of social distancing and gradual re-gathering.
Ways You Can Respond and/or Request Help
Complete any or all of the forms below as indicated, and we will respond as is appropriate.
My church would like to apply for a BGAV grant of up to $1,000
I have a story to share about how we are responding
I would like to add my name/my church to the list of state volunteers and/or sites willing and able to respond to COVID-19-related needs in my community.
I would like to request prayer and/or a personal contact from a chaplain.
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