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Churches “Flattening” the Technology Learning Curve

As the spread of COVID-19 and its related shutdowns began occurring in mid-March, churches were forced to make operational decisions in rapid-fire succession. Churches with an existing online presence were a step ahead in transitioning to virtual worship experiences. Others were thrown into a steep learning curve of technology and social media platforms. Now more […]

COVID-19 Financial Assistance Spotlight

CMBA churches have access to several avenues for financial ministry assistance in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Grant money for hunger relief ministry efforts and some technology support is available through the association, and the South Carolina Baptist Convention (SCBC) has set aside COVID-19 Serve Community Aid money designed to support the local church […]

In the Midst of Closures, Can a Welcome Ministry Still Operate?

Church life looks very different after just a few weeks of physical distancing and an uncertain timeframe with Coronavirus-related closures. Virtual ministries and worship experiences have become vital to keeping church members feeling connected. One welcome ministry expert reminds that guests and unchurched individuals are also “visiting” your church virtually, perhaps now more than ever. […]

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