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Coronavirus

Coronavirus


This section contains our materials relating to the Coronavirus pandemic, including our advice for churches and a range of content to help churches reflect on their work in the light of the pandemic.

Our current advice can be found on our essential guidance page.
 
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Guidance from our Legal Team on various legal and regulatory issues
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Links to an archive of our previous guidance information
As we get used to living with Coronavirus being in circulation for the foreseeable future, we have produced this new, simplified guidance document.
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A poem by Naomi O'Shea
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Your key legal requirement prior to re-opening is to carry out a risk assessment
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Posters to download and print out to use around your church building, to help keep people safe
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Posters to download and print out to use around your church building, to help keep people safe
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A series of poems by Chris Roe
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A reflection by Gary Clayton, Copywriter and Editor at Mission Aviation Fellowship
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By Rae Morfin of Transforming Lives for Good (TLG), who has been leading the Emotional Rollercoaster training across our Associations
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A hymn by Michael Forster celebrating the founding and work of the NHS, written in 1998 and updated in 2021
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A prayer written by Baptist minister Nick Fawcett, a devotional and reflective writer
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A reflective poem written by Gary Clayton, Copywriter and Editor at Mission Aviation Fellowship
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A prayer written by Patrick Coghlan
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Churches can bring comfort to millions with bereavement care backup
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A prayer written by hospital chaplain Amanda Pink
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A reflective lament written by hospital chaplain Amanda Pink
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A prayer poem written by hospital chaplain Amanda Pink
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Regional Minister Phil Jump has written this simple prayer for all our vital frontline keyworkers at this challenging time
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As Covid-19 threatens to overwhelm our health service and continues to inflict pain and loss, we stand together with many others and renew our commitment to sustained prayer.
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This second climate webinar timed around Climate Sunday investigates a new worship resource called Doxecology. We were joined by Joel Payne and Sam Hargreaves, two of the resource's originators.
Dave Gregory and Rachel Mander, lead us in exploring why we should be concerned about climate change and what Baptist churches can do collectively to reflect the gospel in their approach to the environment.
Practical guidance and tips for those continuing to use digital platforms for worship and outreach. With Mike Lowe, BUGB National Communications Manager, and Ben Stacey from Plugged-In Audio Visual.
Roy Searle and Lesley MacLean, both advocates of a Celtic spirituality, will be helping us think what Celtic Christians who went long before us might have to say about our presently changing world and our new patterns of mission and ministry.
A guided quiet day, led by Geoff Colmer and Beth Powney. Each hour will begin with some input to guide personal reflection and prayer over the remainder of the hour.
How did Paul preach the kingdom ‘boldly and without hindrance’ whilst under arrest? Simon Jones from Spurgeon’s College and Andrew Clarke from the Baptist Union of Scotland, will be in conversation.
Simon Barrington from Forge Leadership Consultancy and Simon Harris will be talking us through the typical path a church, community or even country follows when hit by a crisis.
A series of webinars exploring key themes from contextual mission and the lessons they offer to the wider church beyond lockdown
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A new song for today by Jack Robertson and Alan Penman
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How do we share our faith when we are so restricted in the contact we can have with others? Chris Duffett, Yinka Oyekan and Faith Phiri explore this question, and how creativity and this year's vision work with restrictions
The latest in our Webinar Series was about 'Supporting those facing domestic abuse'. Rachel Stone, HR and Safeguarding Team Leader BUGB, was in conversation with Bekah Legg, Director of the charity 'Restored'.
How do we support those facing loss of loved ones, jobs, and security when meeting them is difficult? This webinar explores the ways we can support the many who are facing bereavement and loss in all its forms.
Rev Prof Paul Fiddes from Regent's Park College explored what it means to be church when we cannot physically gather. How can we embody Christ when our contact with each other and our community is virtual?
"Lean on me", says God. A new (copyright-free) song and video from poet Lucy Berry. A song of comfort for times of trouble .
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This webinar aims to support to Baptist Church Treasurers in adapting to the new circumstances presented by the Coronavirus pandemic.
Have you considered pray walking where you live?
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The webinar is a conversation between mental health chaplains Stuart and Nikki Jenkins, Ruth Rice and Sarah Fegredo
Bethel Baptist Church in Cardiff is trying to respond to the number of people googling: "how to pray" right now with a series of simple Youtube videos to help people get started
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Hosted by Fresh Streams, with Ken Benjamin, Kate Coleman and Andy Glover.
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Due to the Coronavirus, this year's Assembly has been postponed
Guidance for churches during the Coronavirus pandemic
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A time to walk with Jesus and to hear God’s story revealed
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