Church Safety

The Rev. Rosemary Iseren, pastor of Dirakho United Methodist Church in Busia, Kenya, is preaching to her congregants in their homes and rural villages during the coronavirus pandemic. She dubbed the outreach “D2D,” and other pastors in the region have followed her lead. Photo by Gad Maiga, UM News.

Kenyan pastors take worship door to door

Rather than livestreaming services, rural church leaders are hitting the road to equip members with the tools they need to fellowship at home during the pandemic.
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Churches closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak still need to care for their buildings. Jeff Koch, president and chief executive officer of United Methodist Insurance, offers advice on reducing the unusual property risks presented by coronavirus-related shutdowns. 2018 file photo by Jan Snider, United Methodist Communications.

Keeping church property safe amid closures

United Methodist Insurance offers five tips to help keep people and property safe at a time church buildings are largely unoccupied.

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