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A Reflection from the Christian Traditions: THE DOORS MUST ALWAYS BE OPEN by Thomas P. Bonacci, C.P.

THE DOORS MUST ALWAYS BE OPEN (A Reflection from the Christian Traditions) by Thomas P. Bonacci, C.P. The days of Pentecost are fast upon us. For most of us, we are spending the Easter Season sheltered at home. This is a most unusual time and, perhaps, our lives will never be the same. We now have a heightened [...]

By |2020-05-24T12:09:53-07:00May 24th, 2020|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements|Comments Off on A Reflection from the Christian Traditions: THE DOORS MUST ALWAYS BE OPEN by Thomas P. Bonacci, C.P.

Information to Inform your Decisions on When and How to Re-open your Congregation

Information to Inform your Decisions on When and How to Re-open your Congregation California State Resilience Roadmap – https://covid19.ca.gov/roadmap/ Contra Costa COVID-19 Updates – https://www.contracosta.ca.gov Solano County COVID-19 Roadmap to Reopening – https://admin.solanocounty.com:4433/depts/ph/coronavirus_links/roadmap_to_recovery.asp ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Colleagues,  Today California Governor Gavin Newsom issued guidelines for the re-opening of houses of worship (see link below). I participated on [...]

By |2020-05-25T11:55:19-07:00May 21st, 2020|COVID-19, I4C Announcements|Comments Off on Information to Inform your Decisions on When and How to Re-open your Congregation

Contra Costa County to Allow Vehicle-Based Gatherings and Services

Contra Costa County to Allow Vehicle-Based Gatherings and Services beginning May 19th This is a baby step toward reopening. Gathering in our cars is a good step forward. Let’s continue to make sure those with risks of catching the virus are protected. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Press Release Contra Costa County to Allow Vehicle-Based Gatherings and Services Friday, [...]

By |2020-05-15T20:51:25-07:00May 15th, 2020|COVID-19, I4C Announcements|Comments Off on Contra Costa County to Allow Vehicle-Based Gatherings and Services

May Blood Drives, Hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive or Setting Up An Appointment to Give

Interfaith Blood Drives The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Hilltop Chapel, Cultural Hall 4351 Hilltop Drive, El Sobrante, CA 94803 Saturday, May 16, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Concord Chapel, Cultural Hall 3700 Concord Blvd., Concord, CA 94519 Saturday, May 30, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. To schedule your [...]

By |2020-05-07T15:53:30-07:00April 12th, 2020|COVID-19, I4C Announcements, Volunteer|Comments Off on May Blood Drives, Hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive or Setting Up An Appointment to Give

Frequently Asked Questions about Faith Based Orgs participation in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and the Economic Injury Disaster Load Program (EIDL).

https://www.sba.gov/sites/default/files/2020-04/SBA%20Faith-Based%20FAQ%20Final.pdf ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The Workforce Development Board (WDB) and Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors are pleased to announce the opening of a new call center to meet the needs of Contra Costa businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The call center will offer information and resources to help businesses navigate the current economic climate. The [...]

By |2020-04-29T11:55:55-07:00April 7th, 2020|COVID-19, I4C Announcements|Comments Off on Frequently Asked Questions about Faith Based Orgs participation in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and the Economic Injury Disaster Load Program (EIDL).

Do you need financial help during the COVID-19 Crisis?

St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County are continuing to distribute food from most of our 20 food pantries and emergency help through our SVdP branchesYour Neighbors Need You- St. Vincent de Paul is Here to HelpThe individuals and families that St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County, (SVdP), help are struggling now [...]

By |2020-04-30T13:45:35-07:00April 6th, 2020|COVID-19, I4C Announcements|Comments Off on Do you need financial help during the COVID-19 Crisis?

Prayers from many faiths in an age of fear and pandemic

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Where you have found meaning and support lately? Thanks to Vice-President Terri Moss for these pictures and quotes! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~  CHRISTIAN SCIENCE INSPIRATIONAL CITATIONS REGARDING THE CORONA VIRUS   “I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from God’s love.  No power in the sky above or in the earth below – indeed, nothing [...]

By |2020-04-15T15:39:39-07:00March 29th, 2020|COVID-19, I4C Announcements, I4C Statements|Comments Off on Prayers from many faiths in an age of fear and pandemic

Donations and Volunteer Opportunities during the COVID-19 outbreak

The County needs 50 volunteers to help! Hello Community Partners, Covid 19 - Food Delivery Volunteer Opportunity Duties and Schedules: Noon to 2:00 PM -  Volunteer will serve as a Loader only   Noon to 5:00 PM – Volunteer will serve as a Loader PLUS as a Ride-Along Box Unloader Need to report by 11:45 [...]

By |2020-05-21T16:43:26-07:00March 25th, 2020|COVID-19, Donations, I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Volunteer|Comments Off on Donations and Volunteer Opportunities during the COVID-19 outbreak

All County Hospital Systems update their visitation policies to not allow visitors to decrease the spread of COVID-19.

Dear Colleagues, Greetings from the chaplain team at John Muir Health! I hope and pray that this note finds you well. You might have heard that John Muir Health along with other healthcare systems in the region has limited visitors to the hospitals in an effort to contain the spread of Covid-19. Currently, only pediatric, [...]

By |2020-04-15T15:52:54-07:00March 19th, 2020|COVID-19, I4C Announcements, Uncategorized|Comments Off on All County Hospital Systems update their visitation policies to not allow visitors to decrease the spread of COVID-19.

What are Contra Costa Congregations doing to respond to the COVID-19 Health Policies?

Shelter in Place order goes into effect! B'nai Shalom – Virtual Programs and CBS Updates Dear Friends,We have been closely monitoring events related to Covid-19. We are aware of the recent shelter in place order from Contra Costa County, and we will be pausing our in-building programs for the duration of the order. We know that [...]

By |2020-04-15T15:53:36-07:00March 11th, 2020|COVID-19, I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Newsletters|Comments Off on What are Contra Costa Congregations doing to respond to the COVID-19 Health Policies?