covid 19 - personnel resources

Addresses unemployment for ministers and asserts that ministers will be able to apply for unemployment relief from the state — each state will administer unemployment using the federal funds, so much remains to be determined with the unemployment provisions

DALLAS (BP) -- The COVID-19 Pandemic Phase III Stimulus Package signed into law today (March 27) by President Trump will provide potential relief for churches and pastors, thanks to efforts by the Church Alliance, a national coalition of large and historic church benefit boards, including GuideStone, and Southern Baptist partners to ensure churches and pastors have the same options as small businesses and self-employed individuals attempting to financially weather the economic turmoil wrought by COVID-19.


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Democrats Release
Q&A on Coronavirus Response,
Recovery Bill

Multiple links for various economic remedies in Corona Virus Response and Recovery Bill (from Democratic Senate committee staff).


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UCC General Counsel Heather Kimmel explaining the stimulus package.

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Q and A:

Care Act Information from the Pension Boards

CARES Act - Frequently Asked Questions. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) was signed into law and enacted on March 27, 2020. The CARES Act is the third of three stimulus bills to address the growing economic distress being caused by COVID-19, particularly on small businesses. There is the potential for more stimulus bills to be passed in the coming months as Congress discusses what to do as the distress deepens. Specific to pastors, ministerial employees, and the wider church community, the CARES Act makes accommodations for religious groups that past economic stimulus actions did not include.

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Montana - N. Wyoming Conference, United Church of Christ

Montana-Northern Wyoming Conference UCC
2016 Alderson Avenue - Billings, Montana 59102
406-656-8688 /

Monday thru Friday - 9:00 to 4:00
Saturday and Sunday - Closed

National Holidays - Closed