Administration and Stewardship
We are eternally grateful for the numerous organizations that are working to provide the most accurate and current resources to assist churches during this time. We will do our best to help direct you to these resources as they become available.
Aid for Church Leaders with Management Decisions
Christianity Today provides the following resources to help navigate this time of change and uncertainty, Church Law & Tax has assembled a variety of new and existing content to aid church leaders with management decisions. On our growing collection page of coronavirus coverage you’ll find the following:
An overview of the CARES Act;
Guidance on handling charitable contributions made to now-cancelled mission trips;
Ways to use technology effectively to keep worship services and church office operations moving forward;
Copyright considerations for live streaming services;
How to assess legal liabilities, insurance coverage, and church business meetings;
First Amendment considerations regarding government regulations of public gatherings; and,
Precautions and protocols for serving during this crisis.
Church Online Giving Options
In viewing the websites of many of our churches, we see that churches are providing various ways for their congregants to continue their worship through their giving. Some of the ways include text-to-give, “Bill-Pay” through your bank, personal check, church website, CashApp, and PayPal.
Outreach provides the 5 of the Best Church Online Giving Platforms.
The Convention is offering eGiving assistance as a “stop-gap” to its member congregations. If you do not have eGiving established as a means for your congregants to contribute during the closure of your church, you can use DCBC’s system to do so. Setup can be completed within 24 hours. If you are interested and would like additional information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.