Coronavirus Update & Resources for Weekday Ministries
As many organizations enact preventative measures related to the rapidly changing landscape regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19), church and ministry leaders are responding in a variety of ways. Following are several resources to assist church weekday ministries.
- The Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSCNC) has provided an updated statement on the coronavirus that includes several resources for church and ministry leaders.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) resources on preventing the spread of COVID-19 in communities.
- N.C. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) COVID-19 response and resources.
- N.C. Baptists on Mission resources on the coronavirus.
- Head Start Early Childhood Learning coronavirus prevention and response resources.
- National Child Traumatic Stress Network guide to helping families cope with the coronavirus.
- Child Care Aware of America (CCAoA) will conduct a webinar on Tuesday, March 17, at 2 p.m. EDT to share the latest coronavirus and emergency preparedness resources.
Church Weekday Education (CWE) helps churches minster to and meet the needs of parents and children by providing quality preschool and child care in a Christian environment.
Mark your calendars! The Church Weekday Education 2020 Summer Conference will be held July 31 to Aug. 1, 2020 at the Embassy Suites in Cary, N.C. More information will be made available soon.
Church weekday ministries helps churches provide a safe and nurturing place for children. Ministries include Parent’s Morning Out, half-day or full-day preschool, and before and after school care for school-aged children.
The North Carolina Baptist Church Weekday Education Association (NCBCWEA) provides opportunities for networking and staff development. Association members are eligible to receive registration discounts to annual CWE training events approved by the N.C. Division of Child Development. Members may also list their center on this page with a link to the church/center’s website or email.
Apply here for NCBCWEA membership.
CWE seeks to provide education and growth that emphasizes cognitive, emotional and spiritual growth in young children in the local church. We offer resources and coaching related to providing safe and loving environments that introduce spiritual concepts at appropriate levels to empower disciple-making in the home.
CWE’s mission is to provide exceptional childcare, while serving as an extension of the local church. We desire to reach entire families by aligning church weekday education with the existing ministries of the church.
“Children are a gift from the Lord; they are a reward from him.”
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