Concerning COVID-19

A Word to the Church: What Would Love Do?

In the midst of this COVID-19 pandemic, we are now at another one of those threshold moments when important and significant decisions must be made on all levels of our global community for the good and the well-being of the entire human family. In this moment, I would ask you to allow me to share with you a Word to the Church: What Would Love Do?

Bishop Curry’s full statement, “A Word to the Church: What Would Love Do?”, April 29, 2020, is available here.

Faith-Based Response to Epidemics from Episcopal Relief & Development
An epidemic is a large-scale outbreak of infectious diseases, such as influenza or coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

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Visit the Episcopal Asset Map’s “COVID-19 Response” tag to see a list of emergency ministries responding to the needs of vulnerable populations during the COVD-19 Pandemic.

Emergency ministries include, but are not limited to food, shelter housing, substance recovery, emergency financial aid/rent, elder ministries. Additions or corrections can be submitted to

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Diocesan Information Pages

Please note: This list is not complete, and available information will change as the situation around coronavirus/COVID-19 evolves. If you have additional information that you believe should be added to this resource, please email

Nancy Cox Davidge
Public Affairs Officer