COVID-19 Resources

Updated Nov. 10, 2020

Articles:
No every organization is NOT a startup by Ted Esler
Funding fall out from COVID-19 by Ted Esler
History of Pandemics
How will you go to a world in self isolation? by Matthew Watts
How to pray during COVID-19 by Prayercast
Leaders, Pace Yourself During the Quarantine by David Gunderson
Planning a Missions Trip During COVID-19? Ask These 25
Questions First by Glen Volkhardt

Research:
NEW COVID-19 Fall 2020 Agency Report

Every organization has been impacted by the changes that have taken place from the spring of 2020 until now. We compared agency activity and response over the last six months with the ongoing impact of COVID-19 on missions work. This survey report includes details about changes in organizations as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19 Senior Leader Survey Report
This report overviews information that was provided through a Missio Nexus initiated survey from March 23-29, 2020. Sixty-three organizations of varying sizes from across North America contributed.

COVID-19 Church Mission Leader Survey Report
This report overviews information that was provided through a Mission Nexus initiated survey from April 1-7, 2020. Thirty-five churches of varying sizes from across North America contributed.

COVID-19 Short-Term Agency Survey Report
This report overviews information that was provided through a Mission Nexus initiated survey in partnership with SOE from April 27 – May 5, 2020. Thirty-six short-term focused mission agencies contributed.

Mission Organization Contingency Planning Tool:
This multi-page tool is designed for senior level scenario planning related to the present and future impact of COVID-19. It is designed mostly for mission sending organizations but the rubric is scalable and helpful for any size or focused mission agency. We now have the tool in color, B&W for easier printing, and an Excel worksheet for planning. Organization Contingency Planning Tool

Local Church Global Missions Contingency Planning Tool:
This multi-page tool is designed for church missions leaders and missions teams for planning related to the present and future impact of COVID-19. We now have the tool in multiple formats, and an Excel worksheet for planning.
Church Contingency Planning Tool

Collaboration:
Yammer:
In order to facilitate collaboration among mission organizations, Missio Nexus has created an online Yammer group for your organization point person for COVID-19. To join the group contact Mary Kay at mkpalguta@missionexus.org.

Shared Contingency Plans:
Organization are making their contingency plans available to help the community. If you would be willing to share your plan email a .pdf to mvanhuis@missionexus.org.

Shared Plans:
SEND International
Navigators
SAMS (Society of Anglican Missionaries and Senders)
The Christian and Missionary Alliance

Nonprofit Resources:
Council for Nonprofits – Information for dealing with the Coronavirus
COVID-19 Resources for Nonprofits compiled by The Bridgespan Group
COVID-19 Stats
National Association of Evangelicals COVID-19 Resource Page

NEW Covid-19 Impact report by the Tyndale Foundation

Payroll Protection and the Federal Stimulus Bill:
ECFA
Vanderbloemen
Capin Crouse
Treasury Department Fact Sheet

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