Last updated on Monday, June 8, 2020
As our students and alumni/ae navigate continuation of community during these uncertain times, Perkins would like to offer these resources for worship, preaching and ongoing spiritual care. If you have other resources to add to our list, please let us know by completing this form.
Resources from Perkins Faculty
Click here to discover resources from Perkins faculty members.
Resources Submitted by Members of the Perkins Community
Click here to read and learn how members of the Perkins community are adjusting to life with COVID-19.
From the Perkins Center for Preaching Excellence
- COVID-19 Resources for Preachers
Crisis Leadership, Christian Leadership and the Coronavirus Epidemic
- What's A Preacher To Do?
New video series with experts from diverse disciplines on preaching during COVID-19.
From the Perkins School of Youth Ministry
- Ten Free Youth Ministry Lessons
- Upcoming Webinar: "Designing Digital Spaces for Youth"
- View a full list of youth ministry resources here.
From the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM)
From United Methodist Communications
- Taking your worship online: A guide for beginners and everyone else
- Zoom for Churches: A course aimed at helping local churches bridge the physical gap through an online communication solution.
- Local Church Learning Sessions on Resource UMC's Facebook Page
- Daily Local Church Learning Sessions will be posted each day starting Friday, March 27 through Thursday, April 2 at 11 a.m. Central Time (excluding Sunday), all developed specifically to support your church during this extraordinary time.
- Digital Media for Ministry: This in-depth guide unpacks the most effective ways to communicate using technology that people in your church and community already use. You’ll explore podcasts, videos, blogs, social media and email newsletters.
From Discipleship Ministries
- Worship Resources from Discipleship Ministries for COVID-19
- Live Streaming Resources
- The Online Communion Dilemma
Other Helpful Resources
- Resuming Care-Filled Worship and Sacramental Life During a Pandemic
- Digital Church Resources
- Resources for Christian Leaders During the Coronavirus Pandemic
- World Council of Churches: “Health and Hope - The Church in Mission and Unity”
- Far-Reaching Permission To Use UMPH Resources For Online Worship During Crisis