5 proven tips for good online giving hygiene during the pandemic

5 proven tips for good online giving hygiene during the pandemic We’ve all been inundated this year with information on safe distancing and good social and physical hygiene in order to slow the spread of COVID-19. But has your giving platform similarly adapted to provide a safe and “clean” giving experience? During this pandemic, most organizations and churches have learned…
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10 Easy Ways to Social Distance AND Keep Giving Consistent

10 Easy Ways to Social Distance AND Keep Giving Consistent As many ministry leaders realized in the early days of COVID-19, online giving was made “for such a time as this.” We applaud those who took the step to digital giving who might never have seen the need before. But some have also learned that just having an online giving…
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How your church can apply for PPP Loan forgiveness

How your church can apply for PPP Loan forgiveness If your church, school, college, or camp received funding from the Paycheck Protection Plan funding via the CARES Act, you’ve undoubtedly been looking for guidelines for how to apply for forgiveness of your loan. If your loan was for $50,000 or less, there’s good news! On October 8, the SBA and…
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How Central Church Helps Feed Las Vegas Residents During the Pandemic

How Central Church Helps Feed Las Vegas Residents During the Pandemic We’re proud to partner with churches. They work tirelessly behind the scenes on any given day, yet they’re among the first to show up on the frontlines of their cities during a crisis. We’d like to highlight a creative way our church partner, Central Church, is serving in both…
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PANDEMIC QUADRUPLES SADDLEBACK CHURCH ONLINE ATTENDANCE

Weeks ago, churches began to discuss the possibility of having to “cancel” their Easter services and events. But as Pastor Rick Warren of Saddleback Church says, “The pandemic curtails assembling but not the celebration. You can’t cancel the resurrection!” In a recent town hall interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Warren discussed the impact of COVID-19 on…
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How Churches Can Apply for Coronavirus Disaster Loan Assistance

How Churches Can Apply for Coronavirus Disaster Loan Assistance With CARES Act 2020 Not surprisingly, media coverage has been focused on the devastating impact the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is having on small businesses. Millions of Americans are suddenly out of work as small businesses are forced to close for weeks and possibly months. Churches and nonprofits may get less press coverage…
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8 Ideas for Spreading Joy During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Churches Can Spread Joy and the Gospel with Music During The Coronavirus Pandemic Some of the more encouraging stories coming out of the ongoing COVID-19 news cycle are literally music to our ears: A saxophone player named Alex Lebron played from his balcony for his neighbors, quarantined in Barcelona, while an anonymous piano player nearby joined in. All over Italy,…
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Love Thy Neighbor: Caring for the Elderly During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Love Thy Neighbor: Caring for the Elderly During the Coronavirus Pandemic Tips and Resources for Churches The Biblical directive is crystal clear, our top priority is to love and care for our neighbor, especially in times of crisis. But how does the church comply with both God's directive and the directive of their local government for social distancing and self-isolation?…
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Urgent Tips to Prepare Your Church for the Impact of Coronavirus

Urgent Tips to Prepare Your Church for the Impact of Coronavirus Prepare Your Church Immediately for Coronavirus The coronavirus (COVID-19) is now spreading rapidly within the United States with 69,000+ cases as of March 26th (Source). Large gatherings are considered among the riskiest places for spreading the coronavirus. Major companies such as Facebook, Microsoft, and Apple are requiring employees to…
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