The ELCA has developed resources that offer guidance for ministering to and engaging with each other, and within our communities, as the body of Christ. Including:
Care-filled Worship and Sacramental Life in a Lingering Pandemic” (updated 6/8/2021): Protocols for worship during the COVID-19 pandemic as commended by an ecumenical consultation.
Resources for Returning to In-Person Worship: considerations for being church together during the COVID-19 pandemic. | Spanish
Resources for Worship in the Home: a weekly blog series with readings, prayers and reflections for worship at home.
Worship in Times of Public Health Concerns: COVID-19/Coronavirus: considerations for building church community and participating in worship when we cannot gather in person. | Spanish
Prayers for Times of Public Health Concern: COVID-19/Coronavirus: prayer suggestions that can be adapted for use in your local worship context. | Spanish
How to Stream Your Worship Service: a starter guide for online streaming of your congregation’s worship service or other events. | Spanish
Intercessory Prayers in the Midst of the Spread of COVID-19: a prayer resource offered by the Lutheran World Federation. | Spanish
Guidance for Funeral Practices: a resource for ministering to the bereaved during a public health crisis. | Spanish