Pastoral Care During COVID-19
“Mourning in Place”: a virtual memorial service by Rev. Hazel Salazar-Davidson
Best Practices for Safe Ministry Gatherings recording
LeaderWisea nonprofit that specializes in providing psychological services to clergy, now offers tele-counseling through a secure HIPAA-compliant video platform. LeaderWise counselors—all licensed mental health providers—have extensive experience in ministry. LeaderWise counselors are credentialed by major insurance companies. To schedule an appointment or to learn more about their services, call 651.636.5120 or visit

Contingency Plan for Leaders: Letter from Rev. Matt Larson (Dec. 8, 2020)

From the CDC:
Get Your Community and Faith-Based Organizations Ready
Checklist for Community and Faith Leaders

From the MN Department of Health and Gov. Walz:

MN Department of Health Guidance Library
Decision Tree for People with COVID-19 Symptoms in Youth, Student, and Child Care Programs
Minnesota’s Stay Safe Plan
Emergency Executive Order 20-20 (Please note order 6 [pg. 4] and item 6.v. [pg. 8] as it applies to faith leaders and workers.)

From ELCA Churchwide:
Tracking Online Worship Attendance
ELCA Public Health
Worship in Times of Public Health Concerns
Prayers for Times of Public Health Concerns: COVID-19
Congregational Planning Checklist for Public Health Concerns
ELCA Advocacy in Time of COVID-19 Pandemic
Mission Investment Fund: Special Assistance