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Guidance on Issues Related to In-Person Worship

Guidance on Issues Related to In-Person Worship

Sisters and Brothers in Christ, Many of you are contacting Grace Presbytery seeking guidance on when it will be possible, and under what conditions, churches can safely resume worship and other ministries in person. The Committee on Ministry has formed a task force to...

Board of Pensions Relief & Deferments

Board of Pensions Relief & Deferments

Friends, a number of our churches are experiencing hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic. Pastors and church leaders are urged to familiarize themselves with the Board of Pensions offerings related to dues relief and deferment for churches; in addition to other...

Protecting your Mental Health during Quarantine

Protecting your Mental Health during Quarantine

Currently, we are living in an anxious time. For many, what’s going on around us can trigger negative thoughts and feelings. I want to give you some tools to help manage your health during the coronavirus quarantine.Manage Your Thoughts While things are constantly...

FAQ: CARES Act and Payroll Protection

FAQ: CARES Act and Payroll Protection

With the recent news of a $2 trillion coronavirus aid package, including $350 billion for small business loans, many of our churches are trying to sift through the myriad of information and legalese associated with this legislation. As a presbytery, we acknowledge...

Update from Rev. Mike Thompson

Update from Rev. Mike Thompson

Sisters and Brothers, Daily we are supersaturated, through all forms of media, information and misinformation about the coronavirus. Difficult for me are the words and phrases used to describe “how we should behave.” Self-distancing, no touching, and living under...

Congregational Meetings via Zoom & Livestream

Congregational Meetings via Zoom & Livestream

[Additional Information from Stated Clerk, Gerry Tyer, concerning Presbyterian Meetings during the Coronavirus Pandemic] We are living in difficult times which require new ways of being faithful together. It is my prayer that you, your family and congregation remain...

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