Synod COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resources
With the outbreaks of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Wisconsin, across the country, and around the world, congregations need to be well-informed and well-prepared. The following information offers guidance as we minister to and engage with each other, and within our communities, as the body of Christ. This page will be continually updated as often as possible as more information is shared from the ELCA and the synod.
Information and communications are located just below, for pandemic resources scroll towards the middle of the page following Bishop Eaton’s video message. Resources geared toward connecting in this time of physical distancing (including digital worship resources) have been relocated to our Connected Community page.
March 28, 2020 Video Message from ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton
During these times of COVID-19/Coronavirus, ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton provides some thoughts as many of us are quarantined.
March 12, 2020 Video Message from ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton
In her message to this church about the COVID-19 pandemic, the Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, said that even though “this is a time of disruption. It is also a time for us to live and act as faithful people of God.”
Coronavirus Response Resources
The resources below aim to help us respond to the health crisis. For resources on staying connected and in community (including worship) please also visit our Connected Community page.
*Note that links to resources above do not necessarily represent endorsement by the South-Central Synod of Wisconsin-ELCA; they are simply provided as a public service. Be sure to carefully vet any information, offer or service.
Please feel free to reach out to the synod office at any time via phone at (608) 270-0201 or email email@example.com.
For information about setting up electronic giving from Tithe.ly contact Deacon Vicki Hanrahan at the synod office or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For information or help streaming or recording worship services and sharing them online contact Jason Poole-Xiong, Synod Web Manager & Technical Consultant via email email@example.com.
If your congregation is offering digital worship opportunities (live or recorded) please let us know HERE.