Technology Assisting Leadership Connectivity During Pandemic

From Sunday school classes to board meetings, “Zoom” calls seem to have become the tool of choice for the Church of God to stay connected in this era of social distancing to combat the Covid-19 pandemic. The International Offices leadership is utilizing it and other technology to conduct much of the business of the Church.

New Installment Released in ‘Doctrine and Polity’ Series

A new paper has been placed in the Doctrine and Polity series on the Church of God website, churchofgod.org.

Lee University to Stay with Virtual Instruction

Cleveland, TN–Following a Thursday morning online chapel service, Lee University President Paul Conn notified students that the school’s campus will not reopen for the remainder of the semester.

Churches May Get Relief from Stimulus Legislation

The following is from Church of God General Overseer Tim Hill:

Dedicated to Sustain, Devoted to Strengthen, Determined to Secure – The Right Combination

I have been asked, “What will the Church of God International Offices do to stand with and assist the local church and its pastor as we move through the Covid-19 crisis?” Specifically, I have been asked if it is possible to temporarily discontinue the tithe of tithes paid by local churches, as directed by the General Assembly, to the State/Region and International Offices. These are very appropriate and understandable questions. People are concerned, apprehensive, and right now, many are simply afraid. Again, this is completely understandable.

The Church Has Left the Building

CLEVELAND, TN: After this past Sunday, there is no doubt that the church has left the building. While some churches had canceled services the previous week, on March 22 most Church of God buildings across the country were dark, with the exception of the pastor preaching to empty pews, and to an iPhone or video camera. Although not voluntarily, there was no doubt that the church had left the building.

Thousands Tune In to ‘Hope for Tomorrow’

Cleveland, TN—-On a day when Church of God congregations took to fully on-line Sunday morning church amid worldwide regulations to combat the coronavirus, the International Offices provided a Sunday evening livestream entitled “Hope for Tomorrow” broadcast on Facebook Live (COGHQ).

Special Livestream Service Set for Sunday

In a call for connectivity and unity during the Covid-19 pandemic, Church of God General Overseer Tim Hill has called a special livestream service, which will take place from the International Offices this Sunday at 6:00 p.m. EST.

Church of God Announces Event Cancellations

Cleveland, TN—Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, leaders at the Church of God International Offices have announced the cancellation of nearly a dozen previously-scheduled denomination and department-wide events.

Should We Have Church Services?

In the latest installment of how the Church of God is dealing with the coronavirus outbreak, General Overseer Tim Hill offers his insight on how local churches should deal with conducting Sunday services.

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