These resources are provided to you by the Northwest Ministry Network. All ministers and churches should check the Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) as well as their local health departments for further information.

Reopening Your Church

Messages From Network Leader, Don Ross

Interruptions: Irritation or Opportunity
10 min

Pastoring in a Time of Pandemic - In Partnership with Northwest University

Reopening Conversations | 60 min


Reopening Your Church

COVID-19 Health Screening Forms

Click here for Word Doc.

Click here for PDF.

COVID-19 Health Screening Forms

Click here for Word Doc.

Click here for PDF.

CARES Act, CAA & Payroll Protection Plan Resources

CARES Act FAQs for Nonprofits

From ECFA, updated 4/9/20 | Click here to read now.

CARES Act Assistance for Small Business

Click here for more info.

Paycheck Protection Program

> Congress Adds $320 Billion
> Re-Funding Infomation
> FAQ from SBA 05/19/20
> New PPP Flexibility Act Extends "Covered Period" to 24 weeks

Paycheck Protection Program and
Faith-Based Organizations

From Small Business Administraiton | Click here to read

SBA FAQ Guidance on Good-Faith Certifications

Click here to read | update 05/13/20

The Employee Retention Credit

Click here for more info.


 5 Question a Church Should Ask Before Holding a Virtual Business Meeting
More Details Provided by Don Detrick | Email communication sent 5/14/20

 3 Things to Think about Before Relaunching by Larry Osborne

 What Relaunching Might Look Like by Ed Stetzer

 Pastoral Principles to Guide Your Reopening Discussion

Helpful Links Provided by Don Detrick | Email communication sent 5/8/20

Navigating Church Bylaws | Email communication sent 3/17/20

 The Art of Neighboring | COVID-19 Neighboring Toolkit

 Celebrating Communion in a Community Group

 Ancient Lessons from Aristotle | Connecting with online audiences during the 2020 Pandemic

 Maintaining Health in the Midst of Crisis - by former NWMN Leader, Les Welk.

 CARES ACT Review by Freeman & Bonnema Certified Public Accountants

 Creating Emergency Crisis Bylaws - PDF or Word Document

 Assemblies of God COVID-19 Response Resources

 Stay at Home Order & Churches - Notes from Attorney Caleb Stewart | Guidelines for WA Churches

 Crisis Mangagment Guide - created by Christianity Today