A Spiritual Check-in
23 March 2020
As congregations around the globe are not gathering in person, many are wondering about meaningful ways to stay connected to God and each other. In this week's video with President Steve Veazey, he shares how he's staying centered during this situation and invites us to examine our own response. The ideas for connection and recommended spiritual practices he mentions in the video are available in the Spiritual Check-in document.
Church meetings suspension extended
20 March 2020
As part of the church's COVID-19 prevention program, the First Presidency has extended the recommended suspension of church gatherings around the world.
Sacraments, COVID-19, and Social Distancing
19 March 2020
From the First Presidency: During the COVID-19 pandemic priesthood members will be asked to provide various sacraments. In all instances, priesthood members should respect public health guidelines that state people should practice “social distancing” and avoid, as much as possible, personal contact through which the infection spreads. In these unusual circumstances, the Presidency offers guidance related to the sacraments.
USA Team of Apostles: None of us walks alone in these troubled times
16 March 2020
The USA Team of the Council of Twelve offers a message regarding the effect of COVID-19. Please share with those you think would benefit from these words of support.
A Prayer of Blessing
15 March 2020
First Presidency Statement: Ongoing Response to COVID-19 Virus
13 March 2020
After considering many factors, the First Presidency advises congregations and mission centers to suspend church gatherings in response to the projected spread of the COVID-19 virus. Read more.
This situation is fluid. Church-related COVID-19 updates will be provided on this webpage.
International Headquarters and Historic Sites Closures
13 March 2020
All World Church sites now are closed to the public, and World Church‐sponsored events are canceled through at least Monday, 13 April 2020. This includes the Temple Complex, Peace Pavilion, and all historic sites. International Headquarters staff will continue to support operations while the sites are closed to the public. Reopening the sites to the public will continue to be evaluated as the situation unfolds.
Kirtland Temple Closure
12 March 2020
The Kirtland Temple historic site will be closed for 3 weeks in coordination with local school district closures. The
situation will be reevaluated at that time.
COVID-19 and the Church
12 March 2020
World church leaders continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19, now officially classified as a pandemic by the World Health Organization. We want to ensure Community of Christ leaders worldwide are taking measures to keep people safe when the church gathers. Read more.
Worship and Formation Resources
Pastors and Leaders
Copyright and Online Content
In this video you will learn about the use of online copyright material and posting or streaming content online.
The Online Content section of our website will provide additional information and resources.
Creating a Good Experience Online
This resource from Mid-Atlantic USA Mission Center provides information on how to build a positive online experience for worship and gatherings.
Guidance on SacramentsFrom the First Presidency: During the COVID-19 pandemic priesthood members will be asked to provide various sacraments. In all instances, priesthood members should respect public health guidelines that state people should practice “social distancing” and avoid, as much as possible, personal contact through which the infection spreads. In these unusual circumstances, the First Presidency offers guidance related to the sacraments.
Zoom: System Requirements
Learn about system requirements for PC, Mac, and Linux.
Zoom: How to Join a Meeting
In this video you will learn how to join a Zoom meeting.