Christmas, Church, and the Coronavirus



  • A length no longer than 30–45 minutes
  • Representing multiple generations in the service
  • Providing activities like coloring for kids so parents can focus on the message
  • Providing engaging opportunities like asking questions to each other


Engaging at Home

  • Registration for in-person and online should be together. Count the people joining you online.
  • Provide email instructions and resources for the service in-home 1–3 days before it happens.
  • Add elements like videos of families at home in the service.
  • Ask families to take pictures and tag the church on social media.
  • Ask questions in the service that people can respond to in-person or online.
  • Provide next steps at the end of the service.



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