Top Things We Think You Should Know: 

1.  UCC General Counsel Warns Against Officiating Weddings Remotely

2. Remember to review your state guidelines regularly and alert us if there are changes that should be shared.  
NEW Addition to the Massachusetts Covid-19 Guidelines for In-Person Worship: In any case, no enclosed space within the building may exceed occupancy of 10 persons per 1,000 square feet. To view this change visit:

3. Suggested Guideline for Development of a Minister's COVID-Preparations Plan
A resource by the Missouri Mid-South Conference for ministers to plan preemptively in case they contract the Coronavirus. 

4. Council of Conference Ministers Offer Worship Service for Church use
Downloadable here

5. Covid, Heating, Ventilation and New MA Regulations:  Winter is Coming - September, 21, 2020

Coronavirus Response Resources

This is an ever changing document of resources, advice and prayers.  In it you will see the hope we share in Jesus.  Thank you for making this possible with your gifts. 

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Information for Committees on Ministry, Transitions, and Search and Call

MESA (Ministerial Excellence, Support and Authorization at UCC national) has created a number of resources for the Church on behalf of the national setting during this pandemic which are specific to Committees on Ministry, transitions, and search and call. These links will also be available shortly at the UCC’s Coronavirus Resource Page.


Scams and Warnings:

  • Beware of Zoombombing  Blog by Tiffany Vail
  • CISA’s Hometown Security program
  • SCAMS:  Another danger of pandemics is people taking advantage.  Please watch out for Coronavirus related scams, such as phishing emails from cyber-criminals posing as reputed organizations like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) or the World Health Organization (WHO). When the unsuspecting victim opens the attachment, malware is installed on their PC.  Phishing emails prompting the recipient to enter their login credentials into a web site to access information about coronavirus.  Once entered, the login credentials are stolen by the threat actors.  Fraudulent charities that use legitimate social media sites to ask for donations for charitable causes related to the virus.  Non-Delivery Frauds – fraudulent advertisements for medical supplies such as medical masks, gloves, disinfectants,etc.  The fraudulent company will ask for upfront payment and will never deliver the ordered products. Be cautious when ordering such supplies online.  Please be vigilant.

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