President Denninger's Response During COVID-19 Pandemic

This page will be updated as information becomes available. These resources are intended for Ordained and Commissioned workers as well as Lay Leaders.

President's Conference for Congregational Leaders (February 27, 2021):

The spring Professional Church Workers Conference was a series of video conferences with a focus on coping with COVID-19. The virtual conference was held over three different dates: The videos and resources from this virtual conference are below (May 2020).

Rev. Dr. Bruce Hartung - Click to Watch Replay
Nancy Boriack, USAF Colonel, Retired - Click to Watch Replay
Powerpoint Presentation - Click to download
DCE Stacey Crosson - Click to Watch Replay
Powerpoint Presentation - Click to download

President Denninger's Letter (May 18, 2020)  The big question – When are you going back for your first worship service? I’m hearing two opposite emotions as churches make decisions about re-opening their doors for worship. Some are excited while others are anxious.

President's Letter (May 13, 2020) - State by State guidance for gatherings and meetings.

SED APP - Sign up for the SED APP to receive notifications, information, and resources. This is a place also to share your resources or questions with others

CTCR Document on Communion - communion and Covid19.

President's letter (3/25)- The purpose of this letter is to share the best guidance we have to offer at this particular date and time about these specific topics: 

  • Respect for one another as congregations make decisions for this unique time - Worship gatherings  , Communion and Coronavirus, Congregations in a calling process 

April 27, 2020 webcast:

President Denninger's Powerpoint - April 27, 2020

April 13, 2020 webcast:

President Denninger's Powerpoint - April 13, 2020

March 31, 2020 webcast: