The diocesan website has a wealth of resources to assist churches and their parishioners in being the Church during the coronavirus and new resources are being added.
Messages from Bishop Susan
Messages from Bishop Susan, including her lectionary reflections and video, Being the Church during the coronavirus are all available on our website here.
Free Conference Call enables you to hold conference calls for free
Center for Lifelong Learning at VTS offers numerous video tutorials on the use of digital media like Zoom, Facebook, etc. It also offers recordings of two webinars on Holy Week, Triduum and Easter services that honor social distancing.
Beyond Livestream Worship: What we learned from our experiment with online worship is a series of blog posts by Episcopal Church Foundation
Worship and formation at home
Creating Sacred Space at Home a video by Canon for Formation Lynn Farlin
Lectionary calendar Find the collect and readings for each day
Bedtime Prayers for Children a video from All Saints, Virginia Beach
Rule of Life songs for children (videos) from Anne Zobel, Director of Christian Formation, and Rev. Robert Foxwell, Organist/Choirmaster, at All Saints, Virginia Beach. Click here for the lyrics to the songs so you can sing along.
Virtual Spirituality Room at All Saints, Virginia Beach
Bruton Forum Lecture series with topics range from Scripture, and Science & Faith to the Doctrine of God
COVID-19 Resources for Churches from Episcopal Church Foundation, updated regularly
Church Fundraising in a New Normal a webinar recording from The Episcopal Network for Stewardship and the Consortium for Endowed Episcopal Parishes
Don't Feed the Beast: Trusting the Gospel in Trying Times a webinar recording from The Episcopal Network for Stewardship and the Consortium for Endowed Episcopal Parishes
10 Guidelines for Pastoral Care During the Coronavirus Outbreak article from Christian Century
Recommendations for Food Pantries & Food Ministries a very helpful guidelines from Diocese of Virginia
Assistance for individuals and small businesses
Dial 211 for questions and assistance