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.

Samaritan’s Purse Deploys Emergency Field Hospital to New York City

On March 28, Samaritan’s Purse deployed its Emergency Field Hospital to New York City, New York, where the local medical infrastructure is severely overwhelmed. In cooperation with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), New York state officials, and local hospital authorities, Samaritan’s Purse will open a 68-bed field hospital, specially designed as a respiratory care unit. This response comes one week after Samaritan’s Purse opened an identical unit in Cremona, Italy-making it an unprecedented medical response for the N.C.-based organization as two Emergency Field Hospitals are run simultaneously.

Churches and Faith Organizations Called ‘Non-Essential’ Troubles Christian Organization

A Christian organization is deeply troubled that churches and faith organizations are being considered “non-essential” rather than “essential” in statewide orders during the coronavirus crisis.