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COVID-19 Resources

This page contains a selection of resources that we believe might be of help to our BGCA churches and leadership in their attempts to continue the mission that they are called to in the season of COVID-19.  

See the links below as well as tools to be downloaded.

 

Important Updates

Faith-based and Cultural Facility Relaunch Grant From Alberta Government

Fact Sheet on This Grant is in the Downloads at the Bottom of This Page

General Church Resources for COVID-19 


Covid-19 Crisis Resources for the Canadian Church

Covid-19 Resources for Churches, the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada 

Corona Virus and the Church, The Billy Graham Association and The Peace Plan 

"Leading Beyond the Blizzard: Why Every Organization Is Now a Startup”

The Art of Neighbouring Covid-l9 Tool Kit

COVID-19 AND THE CANADIAN NONPROFIT SECTOR

Ed Stetzer Leadership Podcast and Covid-19 Resources

Leadership in Crisis: Ed Stetzer

Waybase Survey Results

Worship resources from Calvin Institute for COVID-19

Holding an AGM Virtually in Alberta

Tech Tips For Ministering Virtually

 

Bryce Ashlin-Mayo: Digital Mission

Video Pastor Quick Tips (on camera use, lighting, audio and more!)

Brady Shearer’s video: Cheapest Livesteam Setup for Churches (that still looks awesome)

Practical tips for starting home groups online. You could try ZoomGoogle HangoutsTalky, Skype or Slack.

3 simple ways your church can start livestreaming

Instagram tips for livestream (click on small arrows to advance slides for instructions)

Other paid options: Faithlife // Online Church Platform // Zoom Webinar

Governmental Health Agencies

 

Enhanced public health measures: Mandatory restrictions are in effect to protect the health system and slow the spread of COVID-19.

COVID-19 Guidance for Places of Worship (Nov. 16, 2020)

AB Health Services COVID-19 Info

WHO Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Dashboard

Public Health Agency of Canada

COVID subsidies and relief from the Canadian Government
COVID-19 SUBSIDIES AND RELIEF PROGRAMS

10% Temporary Wage Subsidy for Employers (TWSE)

75% Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)

Federal Work-sharing Program

CERB/EI/SUB

Canada Emergency Business Account  

Accessing Restricted Funds

Below are Downloadable Resources

Faith-based and Cultural Facility Relaunch Grant F
Faith-based and Cultural Facility Relaunch Grant Document
Download (397KB)
COVID Response from the BGC Canada
This document gives the Baptist General Conference Canada's response to the COVID-19 pandemic and to the gathering restrictions set by the Federal and Provincial authorities.
Download (96KB)
AGMs During a Pandemic
This document give helpful guidelines on how to hold a virtual AGM in the season of COVID-19.
Download (379KB)
Post COVID-19 Facility Utilization
A great resource from the folks at Smart Church Solutions
Download (68KB)