Open the Doors, but Don't Pull the Plug - Watch a recording of our June 29, 2020 webinar on continuing online worship even after you return to worshipping in person.
June 30, 2020 - ResourceUMC.org has created a new Digital Ministry page
Love feast liturgy
Dr. Marcia McFee has written a liturgy titled “Comfort Food” that offers a way for people to break bread together in a ritual way while we are not able to gather.
A Liturgy for When We Cannot Meet from the Order of Saint Luke
Standing in the pulpit:10 tips for online worship leaders from resourceUMC.org
The Fellowship of United Methodists in Music and Worship Arts has launched a crowdsourced Pandemic Response Worship Resourcing page: https://www.umfellowship.org/pandemic
The UM Disability blog offers way to include those who are deaf or hard of hearing in online worship. Learn more
Zoom (see below)
Some other options
The #UMComTips video series on YouTube offers help with online worship and giving
Online communications training for churches GCFA tech support will conduct weekly Facebook Live sessions each Wednesday to help churches utilize online communications resources. Find them on GCFA’s Facebook page @GCFAUMC Learn more about these sessions
Free Conference Calls: https://www.freeconferencecall.com/
Web based conferencing video/audio services:
Zoom videoconferencing has a free version. Learn more about Zoom
Google Hangouts is another option for gathering online. Learn more about
G Suite from Google includes a videoconferencing tool (Meet). Nonprofits can get free access to G Suite.
WebEx Cisco offers a free as well as paid version of its videoconferencing software
Skype for calls or video
GCFA video series on copyright for churches. Find it on their YouTube channel
United Methodist Publishing House Grants Temporary Permission for UM Book of Worship and UM Hymnal Ritual Resources – UPDATED April 13, 2020