WEBINARS BY CORNEY & LIND LAWYERS FOR CHURCHES
Equiping Pastors to help their congregation deal with Domestic Violence during COVID19
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This webinar discusses:
- how to respond when you find out domestic or family violence is occurring within your church
- how churches can best respond to community members seeking assistance due to domestic or family violence
- DV resources for pastors during COVID
- Government response and having your say (as an organisation): COVID-19 Domestic and Family Violence survey
COVID-19 Webinars for Churches Part 1 (Boost & Employment Sessions):
Powerpoint link for Part 1
Moratoriums, other available government relief and negotiation tools for Low Interest Loans / Lease negotiations for mortgage and rent relief, and putting a ministry arm into hibernation
Additional Benefits (rebates against electricity, water, rates / freeze on State Government taxes and fees etc)
Cash-flow management discussion: Tips for negotiations with banks, landlords suppliers and creditors; Getting your house in Order – BAS, Single Touch Payroll.
Emptying out the office - is your WFH policies, cyber-security and managing data protection - What do you need to consider?
Job keeper Allowance for Employers: Who qualifies? Who is the employer in a complex church structure? Employers/employees - how it works; how do you apply?
The difficult choice of Standing down employees
Charities and volunteers – what should be the position with regard to volunteers working in church / charity facilities:- Advice re Op Shops and Food Bank, Community Care Services
COVID-19 Webinars for Churches Part 2 (Boost & Employment Sessions):
Powerpoint link for Part 2
Continuing ministry with the limit on public gatherings of up to 2 people. Managing difficulties with streaming live or pre-recorded services.
Understanding Government assistance available to members / congregation: accessing grants in the face of dwindling tithes and offering; DV Support; Mental health support
Cancellation of conferences / Easter gatherings:- Contract frustration? Force majeure
Church office space – social distancing and the 4sqm rule. How to do effective pastoral care from a distance?
Church spaces – can they be re-purposed?
Presented by: James Tan (Director), Eustacia Yates (Special Counsel) & Barry Klopper (Senior Lawyer)