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New CDC Guidelines for Churches Released May 21

PenFlorida wants to help you stay up-to-date as information changes throughout COVID-19. On May 21, the CDC released new guidance on reopening the church. The guidance is intended for congregations and places of worship. We hope it provides additional help as you create your reopening plan. We continue to pray for you and your [...]

2020-05-23T12:47:57-04:00May 22nd, 2020|

Making Kids Feel Special While Away From Church

During this time surrounding the COVID-19 crisis, kids are separated from those at church they love. Often kids live with parents or caregivers who aren’t Christians. The Sunday morning or Wednesday night KidMin leader is often the most caring and loving person in that child's life. And now because of the pandemic, kids can’t [...]

2020-04-09T09:29:26-04:00April 9th, 2020|

Summary of CARE Act loans for Churches

We have been asked by PenFlorida District Council to provide some guidance for their churches and related entities about the new loan programs under the CARES Act.  This email does not cover all of the other provisions of the CARE Act, but only the two programs. If Churches have a payroll of $50,000 or [...]

2020-04-09T09:14:22-04:00April 6th, 2020|

New Office Procedures

PFDC Office response to Stay-at-Home Order The office of the Peninsular Florida District Council  will be physically closed in accordance with the Executive Order of Governor Ron DeSantis. We will be working remotely. However, our leadership and staff are still available to serve you via phone, email, or text at our normal contact numbers [...]

2020-04-03T11:13:19-04:00April 3rd, 2020|

Home-Going of Karl Strader

Reverend Karl D. Strader June 16, 1929 - March 30, 2020 We are saddened to share that Rev. Karl Strader passed away. A memorial service celebrating his life and ministry is planned for a later date. It was Pastor Strader’s desire to help ministers in need, especially during this [...]

2020-03-31T11:34:24-04:00March 31st, 2020|

Reaching & Pastoring A Digital Community

We are in a true crisis. Southeastern University wants to help us. President Kent Ingle and Dean Alan Ehler (Barnett College of Ministry and Theology), along with their faculty, are offering a webinar that will help us cope with the stress and pressures we are facing. In addition, the webinar will present simple and [...]

2020-03-31T10:39:37-04:00March 31st, 2020|