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Clergy Leadership in Uncertain Times
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11 Resources
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11 Self-care Reminders for Clergy and Other Caregivers
This article lists healthy self-care ideas to alleviate compassion fatigue and stress during COVID-19.
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How to Lead Calmly in a Global Outbreak
In this article, experienced pastors George Mason and Mark Wingfield provide a pep-talk for faith leaders to lead calmly in a time of crisis.
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ReOpening Church: Leading After COVID-19
This go-to staffing resource supports leaders on numerous topics to strategize and live into a new normal after COVID-19.
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Returning to Church: Ministry in the COVID-19 Outbreak
This ecumenical document outlines specific reopening phases with recommendations for worship, programming, safety measures, and staff.
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Ronald Heifetz – On Leadership
This short video describes leadership tools and strategies to address complex challenges.
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Equitable Downsizing
This article shares considerations for downsizing congregational staff in equitable and compassionate ways to meet congregational needs during the financial challenges of COVID-19.
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7 Shifts Churches Need to Make Because of the Coronavirus
This article encourages intentional leadership shifts to remain vital during COVID-19.
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Amid Pandemic, The Way We Talk About Death is Changing
This heartfelt article describes how end-of-life care givers adapt their practices during COVID-19 to help people come to terms with loss.
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Leadership and Grief: A Conversation for Pastors
This webinar provides models of grief and lament, coping mechanisms, leadership on trauma care, and considerations unique to the African American experience.
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Pray As You Go
This daily prayer website offers calming 10-minute recorded prayers that heighten your awareness of God’ s presence.
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The Challenges and Opportunities of the Post-pandemic Church
This online resource describes COVID-19’ s impact and identifies opportunities to explore alongside the challenges.
About the Contributor
Contributor
Tim Shapiro

Tim is president of the Indianapolis Center for Congregations – of which the CRG is a program. He began serving the Center in 2003 after 18 years in pastoral ministry. He holds degrees from Purdue University and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Tim’s interest in how congregations learn to do new things is represented in his book How Your Congregation Learns.

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