Category Archives for "COVID-19 Response"

CMBA Churches Impacting Communities Despite Unusual Season

COVID-19 may have disrupted weekly church schedules and operations for a time, but it has not dampened the spirit of CMBA churches determined to impact their communities with the hope of the gospel. Some outreach ministries continued during the quarantine and ReGathering periods, with other churches reporting the start of new ministries birthed during this […]

Resources CMBA Offers Congregations

Today we had the first session on the Resources CMBA Offers Congregations. Here is the link to watch the video:  https://columbiametro.org/cmba-congregation-resources/. Here are the topics and the presenters for Part One plus how to get hold of them to ask questions or to request services. Topics: First – ReLaunching and ReOpening Strategies for Disruptive Innovation […]

ReLaunching Your Congregation — The What and How — Not the When

Videos and support material for how you ReLaunch your congregation as the COVID-19 Pandemic will allow. Resource: Interim CDC Guidelines for Communities of Faith: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/php/faith-based.html?fbclid=IwAR3mBYVRdhLqK5kLzt3Uvdv014Oeq_mKcxOChPQV8jG4SfwriHF0HNtNLr8 Resource: The Risks – Know Them – Avoid Them, by Erin Bromage https://www.erinbromage.com/post/the-risks-know-them-avoid-them (This article has spread like wildfire throughout the world. It is well worth you reading.) Resource: Here […]

COVID-19 Interview with Maria Owens of Richland School District Two, March 31, 2020

George Bullard and Cathy Locklear had the opportunity to talk with Maria Owens of Richland Country School District Two about the Backpack program for children on the weekends, the food pantries, and a way to simply make a text deductible financial contribution. Richland Two Backpack Program Website — https://www.richland2.org/Departments/Instructional-Support-Services/Learning-Support-Services/Social-Workers/The-Backpack-Program