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CAN District Town Hall Meeting Resources

Rev. Linda Middelberg and Rev. Karen Cook recently held Town Hall meetings in the district on returning to worship. Below are the resources that our churches shared with one another, as well as documents on reopening strategy, seating capacity calculations, a sample congregational survey, and a COVID checklist for faith-based communities.

Responsible RestartOhio Religious Services update 09/28/20

COVID update FAQ for Schools 09/28/20

Child Activity Algorithm 09/28/20


Franklin County Public Health Shareable resources
https://covid-19.myfcph.org/protect-yourself-others/

First United Methodist Church of Seattle
https://mailchi.mp/bbb4dfe412fa/first-church-phased-reopening?fbclid=IwAR3ukgE35uD9b0t1GZ_U-dluuCVcKLMr9naB5oAbRL4buHWLiq2nJv4dHZs

Marion Ewporth Reopen Plan - available in a word document below as well. 

Trinity UMC Columbus
https://www.trinityumchurch.com/coronavirus-response/

Scioto Ridge Reopen Right Plan

Journey Community UMC protocols here

DeGraff UMC return to church guidelines here

CDC Document Outlines Guidance for Reopening of Churches
https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/cdc-document-outlines-guidance-for-reopening-of-churches/

Drive In Worship Services

Church Online Platform https://churchonlineplatform.com/

Switcher Studio
Let’s you capture video from multiple camera angles — and edit it in real time — helping you connect with your community in the most engaging way yet. Stream it live or record it for later.
https://www.switcherstudio.com/

Proclaim
Presentation software made just for churches. https://proclaim.faithlife.com/

ReStream
To simultaneously broadcast to YouTube and Facebook Live. https://restream.io/

Singing in Worship
https://www.middleclassartist.com/post/nats-panel-of-experts-lays-out-sobering-future-for-singers-no-vaccine-no-safe-public-singing

Maximize Children's Ministry Activities

https://www.brotherhoodmutual.com/resources/safety-library/risk-management-articles/disasters-emergencies-and-health/general-health-and-injury-prevention/coronavirus-children-activities/

Safely Host a Drive-in Worship Service

https://www.brotherhoodmutual.com/resources/safety-library/risk-management-articles/risk-management-basics/coronavirus-drivein/

What Does Your Children's Ministry Look Like Going Forward

https://www.brotherhoodmutual.com/resources/safety-library/risk-management-articles/disasters-emergencies-and-health/general-health-and-injury-prevention/coronavirus-children-plans/

And more Corona Virus Resources from Brotherhood Mutual  here