Tips and resources for members and congregations during the COVID-19 pandemic

Please consult local, provincial, and federal public health agencies for the latest updates on COVID-19 that may affect your community of faith. Below are some resources to support you. Ministry personnel who are seeking support and resources during the pandemic can consult their regional council for assistance that fits with provincial health requirements and regulations. Remember: We are not alone.
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The United Church is accepting donations to support those in the global South who are at greater risk than ever due to COVID-19. Find out how Mission & Service partners are turning compassion into action for those who need it most. The World Council of Churches has collected prayers from around the globe for use during the pandemic.

  • Emergency Funding for Congregations
    • Make a Plan
    • Government Emergency Programs
    • United Church Emergency Support
  • Reopening Churches during COVID-19
  • Governance during the Pandemic
  • Worship Online during COVID-19
  • Stewardship, Finances, and COVID-19
Congregational Finances during the Pandemic: Wed. Oct. 28
Join Erik Mathiesen and Clyde Wells for a session on preparing for year-end and the latest on federal subsidy programs.
Struggling to Adjust to COVID-19 in Korea
United Church Co-worker in Mission, John Egger, reports on his experience of ministry in Seoul, Korea during the time of pandemic.
World Food Day Roundup
On World Food Sunday, October 18, join with others across the United Church to respond to hunger and food insecurity.
Peace-Making Ramps Up as Pandemic Heightens Tensions in Asia
Gifts to Mission & Service support peace and reconciliation processes across the globe, including those between Japan and Korea.
Food Is a Helping Hand to Families in Need
Thanks to your support, Florence Gava’s family received a monthly food ration through June and July when they were most in need. Other families just… continue reading
Making Masks Proves Money Follows Mission

Mask-making ventures at United Churches prove that when people believe in what you are doing, they want to help.

Gratitude Is in the Air as Churches Honour Frontline Workers

From signs and social media posts to homemade thank-you cards, United Churches across the country are finding inspiring ways to express…

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When Sprinkles Save Lives

Every day, First Steps—a partner supported by Mission & Service—works to prevent child malnutrition in North Korea.

Hungry and Alone, Generosity Changed Amei’s Life

In South Sudan, Amei no longer worries about dying of hunger thanks to the support of United Church partner the Canadian Foodgrains Bank.

Millions of Latin Americans Face Extreme Poverty and Hunger

In Latin America, the new epicentre of the coronavirus, an estimated 83.4 million people could slide into extreme poverty and hunger this year.