Q&A: How Churches, Pastors Are Eligible for Relief in Stimulus Package

The Baptist Courier, March 31, 2020.


This article explains how congregations and their staff can qualify for financial relief under the COVID-19 Pandemic Phase III Stimulus Package.


question-and-answer format, stimulus recovery rebate checks, unemployment insurance eligibility, tax relief for congregations

Recommended Audience

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Practical Applications

  • Learn if your congregation and staff can access payroll tax credits by consulting this article.
  • Determine if your role at your congregation makes you eligible for unemployment benefits.

About the Contributor

Kelly Minas

Kelly Minas designs and directs evaluation processes for grants, resource consulting, and educational programs at the Center for Congregations. Kelly received an undergraduate degree in American culture from Vassar College, where she was active in interfaith work on campus, and a master’s degree in contemporary sociology from the University of Leicester in England.

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