March 31, 2020

March 31, 2020

“For as in one body we have many members, and not all the members have the same function, so we, who are many, are one body in Christ, and individually we are members one of another.” – Romans 12:4-5

In these uncertain times when your congregation is not m...

March 31, 2020

This afternoon Mrs. Heather Kimmel, General Council for the UCC held a webcast on the Family First Coronavirus Relieve Act (FFCRA). Mrs. Kimmel gave an overview of the new law and how churches may be able to benefit from this law in paying and caring for their lay empl...

March 31, 2020

This document is the updated information from the ELCA on Covid-19 relief for individuals and congregations. Continue to check back here for further updates.

March 29, 2020

Dear church,

The last couple of weeks have been trying ones for everyone across this church. Our synods, congregations and ministries are facing challenges that they’ve never faced before. Being church together means more now than ever before.

The churchwide office is la...

March 28, 2020

Friends,

Today, the Pennsylvania Council of Churches released A Pastoral Statement at a Time of Global Pandemic. Please feel free to share with your congregations or in other ways as you see fit.

We have been maintaining a page with a variety of COVID-19 resources here,...

March 28, 2020

Friends,
Recently we announced the suspension of in-person services and in-person meetings in the Allegheny Synod through April 6, 2020. This week members of our Synod team and several pastors took part in a conference call with the Pennsylvania Secretary of Health, Dr...

March 20, 2020

Colleagues,

I have asked our Synod Attorney, Mrs. Megan Will, to write to us about the importance of following this shutdown. I am sharing this with you for your information and so that you may share this with you members. Please see what Mrs. Will writes below. I think...

March 20, 2020

March 19, 2020. 6:38pm

We just received word that Governor Wolf has called for the closing of all non-life sustaining businesses effective at 8:00 pm this evening (3/19/20). Our Synod Attorney, Megan Will, has informed me that this means that we should close our church...

March 19, 2020

Due to the restrictions in place due to the Covis-19 virus outbreak, the Allegheny Synod Women's Organization board has canceled the April 18, 2020 convention.

March 19, 2020

As you know Governor Wolf ordered that as of midnight on Monday (Tuesday morning) all non-essential businesses in Pennsylvania need to close for the next two weeks. This order is to attempt to curb the spread of the Coronavirus.

I asked our Synod Attorney, Mrs. Megan Wi...

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