WHEATON, Ill., April 2020/PRNewswire/ -- The Humanitarian Disaster Institute (HDI) at Wheaton College and the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) want churches to know they're not alone. Together, they presented the COVID-19 Church Online Summit, a two-day digital summit to help churches respond creatively, practically, and faithfully to the coronavirus outbreak.  Content will be available until Easter.

The Summit is free at https://www.covid19churchsummit.com.

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Washington D.C., March /(CNA) - The coronavirus pandemic has caused schools across the United States to close. With no clear timeline for when they might reopen, parents, students, teachers, and schools are finding innovative ways to balance distance learning and home life.

The coronavirus (COVID-19) was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization last week, after spreading to more than 100 countries worldwide. In the U.S., there were more than 5,200 confirmed cases of the virus as of Tuesday afternoon.

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Coronavirus Church Resources

The team at the Humanitarian Disaster Institute at Wheaton College just published a free coronavirus resource webpage for churches that includes a new preparedness manual, planning template, articles, and a free webinar series. 

The resource webpage features recent HDI articles and media outreach to help equip churches for the coronavirus including “Preparing Your Church for Coronavirus (COVID-19): A Step-by-Step, Research-Informed, and Faith-Based Planning Manual” and “Coronavirus Church Planning Template.”

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