Los Angeles Southern Baptist Association Office in Downey is temporarily closed until further notice.
We encourage everyone to communicate thru telephone and email.
The office number can be reached Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm.
Here are some resources that may be helpful to your church or ministries.
You can check the daily update of activities at https://covid19.ca.gov/safer-economy/
Type "Los Angeles" in the county box and "Place of Worship" in the activity box.
As of November 16, indoor operations are still CLOSED.
Reopening Your Church
Interim Guidance for Communities of Faith https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/php/faith-based.html
Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Facility https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/disinfecting-building-facility.html
CSBC Church Reopen Package http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/csbc.com/documents/COVID/Church-Reopen-Package.pdf
Follow government guidelines and updates.
Learn how to handle COVID-19 in your church.
Do Live Streaming of your Sunday services. While you may be familiar with Facebook, Vimeo, and Youtube offer, you may try:
Open Network at https://bit.ly/2J2qEoJ
Church Online Resources by Ministry Pacific https://www.ministrypacific.co...
Online Church Session Templates https://www.postermywall.com/index.php/s/online-church-session-poster/all
Stay in touch with your leaders, groups, and ministries thru video conferences/meetings using the following options:
Zoom at https://zoom.us/pricing
Google Hangouts at https://hangouts.google.com/
RingCentral at https://www.ringcentral.com/ho...
Try to study further the possibility of Online Giving thru these suggested organizations:
RebelGive.com at https://www.rebelgive.com/
Generosity by Lifeway at https://lifewaygenerosity.com/coronavirus
Prolific Business Solutions at https://www.myprolific.com/affiliate-portal/zingapp/
PayPal (Nonprofit discount fees) at https://www.paypal.com/chariti...
EasyTithe at https://www.easytithe.com/
Cornerstone Payment System at https://cornerstonepaymentsyst...
For Legal and Further Information:
Pacific Justice Institute https://d3otn7pmqo7fh9.cloudfr...
Ministry Pacific https://www.ministrypacific.co...
Check for the updates:
CSBC News at http://www.csbc.com/news/
SBC News at http://www.bpnews.net/
Small Business Administration (SBA) Coronavirus Page https://www.sba.gov/page/coron...
What is the CARES Act? https://www.paychex.com/articl...
CARES Act signed Into Law https://www.nonprofitcpa.com/w...
Stimulus Package Questions and Answers Stimulus Package Q&A.pdf
6 Steps to Apply for the Paycheck Protection Program https://www.churchwest.com/
(RECORDING)Churches and the CARES Act Webinar https://www.churchlawandtax.co...
Resource for pastors and churches:
Free book by John Piper: Coronavirus and Christ https://www.desiringgod.org/books/coronavirus-and-christ
How To Help Your Church Congregation During the COVID-19 Pandemic https://blog.postermywall.com/design-studio/2020/4/church-congregation-coronavirus-covid-19
LA County Free Delivery Service Program https://wdacs.lacounty.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/CSD_Fact-Sheet_V.2_Final.pdf