COVID-19 Prevention and Preparedness

Our Response to the COVID-10 Pandemic

Please note: Recommended resources are listed at the bottom of the page.

Guidelines from the Way Forward Task Force

*New* Public Worship Policy Change from the Standing Committee (3/24/21)
Regathering Risk Assessment Dashboard

Returning to Public Worship Guidelines (updated 3/4/21)

     * Standard Approval: Communion Under Special Circumstances — Walk-in (updated 3/4/21)
     * Standard Approval: General Visitations — Walk-in (updated 3/4/21)
     * Standard Approval: Funeral Services – Graveside or Columbarium (updated 3/4/21)
     * Standard Approval: Returning to Public Worship (added 3/4/21)

Letter to the Diocese from the Standing Committee (added 3/4/21)
Reference List (updated 2/12/21)

Previous Updates and Letters to the Diocese

A Pastoral Directive On Ash Wednesday (posted 1/15/21)

Letter to the diocese from Bishop Miller: August 2020

July 16 Update from the Way Force Task Force

Creating a Digital Space

 Update from the Way Forward Task Force: June 18, 2020

Letter from Bishop Miller: May 28, 2020

Letter from Bishop Miller: April 17, 2020

Letter from Bishop Miller: April 2, 2020

Letter from Bishop Miller: The Annunciation, March 25, 2020

Statement from Bishop Miller on 12-Step Groups: March 21, 2020

Letter from Bishop Miller: March 17, 2020

Bishop Miller's Letter to the Diocese — March 12, 2020

Bishop Miller's Letter to the Diocese — March 6, 2020

Resources

Way Forward Task Force Update to Clergy Presentation Slides (February 18, 2021)

Way Forward Task Force Update to Clergy Presentation Slides (January 20, 2021)

ALL DIOCESE ONLINE WORSHIP

REFERENCE DOCUMENTS FROM THE WAY FORWARD TASK FORCE

CHECKLIST FOR RETURNING TO PUBLIC WORSHIP FROM CHURCH MUTUAL INSURANCE

FINANCIAL RELIEF FOR PARISHES DURING COVID-19

EPISCOPAL RELIEF & DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES

THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH COVID-19 RESOURCES

WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES: RESOURCES FOR FAITH-BASED ORGANIZATIONS

COVID-19 Response in the Diocese of Olympia

Wisconsin Council of Churches Webinar on Faith-Based Responses to Epidemics and Slides (link to Google Drive)

Forward Movement Resources for Prayer and Worship at Home

Centers for Disease Control

Feeding Wisconsin Trainings (resources for preparing your food pantries)

CDC COVID-19 Symptoms (Spanish language)