Guidance for Faith Communities

Guidance for Faith Communities

World Vision - December 2020

Faith leaders have a central role in guiding their members towards healthy behaviour change and providing spiritual, pastoral and practical support to those in need. There are seven important actions that faith leaders and faith communities of all traditions can take to protect life, reduce the spread of the virus and keep the community strong. Each of these seven actions is described in more detail through this document. Please always follow your national government guidelines an refer to the WHO recommendations for religious leaders.

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SPRITUAL CARE TEAMS IN A COVID-19 ENVIRONMENT

Spiritual Care Teams in a COVID-19 Environment

by Dr. Jeff and wife Annette Hammond 

We live in an era where everything is changing. What’s “normal” is said to have changed and now we hear references to the “new normal.” This term has yet to be clearly defined and means different things to different people. Some see it as a reference to rules of engagement within society. Others as to how the economy, business, governments and even religions will function. Clearly, Covid-19 has ushered in a new era and we all need to find our way, or more correctly, God’s way in the new realities we are facing.

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