COVID-19 update

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This section of the website lists all pages linked to COVID-19, and includes pages about the many different ways that faith and inter faith groups across the UK are responding to the pandemic. Dates below are the date a page was last updated, not the date of first publication. Please check back regularly.

Further information and updates can be found on IFN's Facebook page and Twitter account.

30 April 2021

COVID-19 Government guidance

This page contains Government guidance on COVID-19.

4 June 2021

Videos from IFN 2021 National Meeting - Faith communities and COVID-19: Learning from the Journey

This page contains video presentations from the 2021 National Meeting of the Inter Faith Network for the UK. The theme of the day was Faith Communities and COVID-19: Learning from the journey.

7 May 2021

COVID-19 Online dialogue and other inter faith activity

This page includes examples of some of the ways that Inter Faith Network member bodies are continuing inter faith dialogue, meetings and activity during this time.

6 May 2021

COVID-19 Acts of kindness and service

Around the UK thousands of people are responding to COVID-19 through acts of kindness and service. We highlight below just a few examples from faith communities and faith-based bodies.

5 May 2021

COVID-19 and Funerals

This page contains guidance from faith communities and faith community organisations on funeral rites and practices in light of the Coronavirus pandemic.

5 May 2021

COVID-19 and Vaccination

This page contains information and guidance from faith communities about COVID-19 vaccination

30 April 2021

COVID-19 and faith communities – Surveys and research

Many organisations have been undertaking research and surveys on the impact of COVID-19. A number of these are relevant to faith and inter faith bodies. Examples are below.

13 August 2020

COVID-19 IFN member faith community organisations’ guidance

A number of IFN member bodies have issued guidance on COVID-19, which can be viewed by clicking on the name of the organisation below. The links will no doubt change on a regular basis but the range and nature of responses may be helpful to be aware of.

11 August 2020

COVID-19 Online worship and devotional resources

This page includes examples of how faith communities are providing ‘virtual’ worship and devotional opportunities and guidance, as well as examples of resources for prayers at home whilst places of worship were closed following social distancing measures.

24 June 2020

COVID-19 Special initiatives

This page includes some of the special initiatives from faith communities and inter faith groups/organisations in response to the pandemic.

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    COVID-19 Civic engagement and information sharing

    Local groups are sharing information about COVID-19 and also helping members and local faith groups to explore aspects of this. Websites are a particularly important resource at this time, alongside social media, emails and WhatsApp.

    Published 16 June 2020

    COVID-19 and charities/ voluntary organisations

    This page draws together advice and information on dealing with the impacts of COVID-19 on charities and voluntary organisations. It is not specific to faith and inter faith charities, and the focus is organisational issues.

    Published 1 June 2020

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