April 30 update for clergy and wardens

April 30, 2020

Upcoming Zoom gatherings

Canon to the Ordinary Bill Parnell (bparnell@diomass.org) will host Zoom conferences for clergy and wardens next week, to check in and pray together.  While a time has been designated for each region, please feel free to join whichever conference is most convenient (Zoom links e-mailed to clergy and wardens).

Northern and Western Region:  Wednesday, May 6, 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Central Region:  Wednesday, May 6, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Southern Region:  Thursday, May 7, 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Also on the schedule:

Zoom conference for clergy with children at home, hosted by the regional canons (Zoom link e-mailed to clergy): 
Thursday, May 7, 2-3 p.m.  

The weekly series of Zoom conferences for youth ministry and children's formation colleagues continues every Thursday at 3:30 p.m.  Find additional details here.

The Lifespan Ministry with Older Adults Workshop scheduled for Saturday, May 2 at 9 a.m. will take place via Zoom as a forum to discuss challenges and lessons learned in ministering to the needs of older adults and those with age-related disabilities during this time of COVID-19 distancing.  Find sign-up details here.

Churchwide webinars

Episcopal Relief & Development is hosting weekly webinars in May focused on topics surrounding COVID-19.  The standing day and time is  Friday at 3 p.m. This week’s topic is the impact of COVID-19 on immigrants, migrant workers and undocumented communities. Register here.

Find the schedule of upcoming COVID-19 resource webinars offered by the Consortium of Endowed Episcopal Parishes (CEEP) here.

Paycheck Protection Program

For up-to-date information on the CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program, visit the U.S. Dept. of the Treasury's webpage for numerous resource links.​