Ministering During COVID-19: Creative Ideas for Small Rural Congregations

Village Missions, March 30, 2020.


This article lists doable, creative ideas from small rural congregations for how to do ministry under COVID-19 restrictions.


ideas for staying connected, worshipping online, serving others, and sharing joy

Recommended Audience

congregational leaders of small congregations



Practical Applications

  • Spark creativity for what might work in your setting by reading ideas from other leaders.
  • Reach out to a congregation highlighted in the article to learn more about their ideas and build a peer relationship.

About the Contributor

Wendy McCormick

Wendy McCormick is the Center for Congregations’ southwest Indiana director. She has an interest in congregational fundraising and stewardship, including planned giving.

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