Church and Ministry Resources for Resuming Activities

Christian Legal Society partnered with the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability for the Resuming In-Person Religious Activities Webinar: Legal and Practical Considerations on June 9, 2020. We are pleased to make available the PowerPoint presentation and a video of the webinar itself.

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The PowerPoint slides can be viewed here: Webinar Slides

We know that many who have participated or viewed the webinar will have further questions and considerations. Here is a listing of resources that will assist churches and ministries in prayerfully moving forward in meeting or ministering in-person from the panelists on the webinar, as well as other lawyers and groups that advise churches and ministries.

Christian Legal Society

COVID-19 and Religious Freedom

Religious Freedom in a Pandemic

Religious Employers and the CARES Act

Telios Law’s COVID-19 Articles

How To Hold a Legal Church Service During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Responding to a Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in the Workplace or Someone Who Has Symptoms

Can Religious Organizations Accept Government Funding and Maintain Their Religious Freedom?

Telecommuting Policy Checklist

COVID-19 Fallout: How to Avoid Layoffs and Protect the Financial Health of Your Organization

What Employers Need to Know About Doing Business During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Gammon & Grange Resources

Tracking Faith-Based Legal Challenges to Pandemic Orders

Wagenmaker & Oberly Articles

Relaxed Requirements: Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020

Preparing for In-Person Religious Services: Legal Updates and Best Practices

Coming Back to Work: The Careful COVID-19 "New Normal"

Responding to a Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in the Workplace or Someone Who Has Symptoms

FAQs - COVID-19 Unemployment Benefits

Remote Financial Operations and the Coronavirus Pandemic

Sherman & Howard Resources

Legal Issues with Returning to Work

Simms Showers Articles and Resources

How and When Churches and Businesses Can Reopen

Simms Showers COVID-19 Legal Resources

Additional Links

Pacific Justice

The Christianity Today COVID-19 Center

Reopening the Church