The Methodist Church of Southern Africa has issued guidance and resources to help churches deal with the corona virus pandemic. Check their page for regular updates: https://methodist.org.za/

 

MCSA has issued the below communications from the PB’s office to ensure the risks are reduced, recommending practical precautions to prevent the spread of infection.

As governments, public health officials and communities respond to the outbreak of the novel corona virus (COVID-19) globally, including the countries of our Connexion, the Bishops of the Methodist Church of Southern Africa had a tele-conference to discuss doing church during this period of crisis. The Bishops were due to meet this week in the Queenstown Synod, but in light of the urgency of the situation the Connexion faces, decided to rather tele-conference. Taking into consideration the current public health authority advice from all 6 countries of our Connexion, and after consultation with the Bishops, the Presiding Bishop, Rev Purity Malinga, gave the following directives that can be accessed on their website: https://methodist.org.za/mcsa-guidance-on-coronavirus/

You many download informative posters in various languages that can be displayed in communal toilets:

CORONAVIRUS

COVID-19-community-poster-ENG

Covid-19 Green Anglican print Setswana

Covid-19 Green Anglican print Sesotho

Covid-19 Green Anglican print Sepedi

Covid-19 Green Anglican print Chichewa

COVID PORTUGUESE

COVID 19 SISWATI

COVID 19 AFRIKAANS

COVI 19 ISIXHOSA

Church Leader Poster

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