Wait to Apply for a Church Loan to Grant

March 27, 2020, 5:45 p.m. Church United is working with California State Senator Shannon Grove, California House of Represenative Kevin McCarthy, and the federal government’s Small Business Administration (SBA) offices — and they have conflicting information from multiple government offices regarding what proper form(s) churches should complete if applying for a loan to grant. As you know, the CARES Act … Read More

LEY: Propuesta de ley “CARES” para pastores e iglesias.

viernes, 27 de marzo de 2020 Querido Pastor << Test First Name >>, El Congreso aprobó la Ley CARES y fue firmada por el presidente de los Estados Unidos. Así es como te afecta a ti, a la congregación y a la iglesia. El correo electrónico explica: 1) Algunos detalles de la Ley CARES, 2) Préstamos a la iglesia, 3) Ingresos individuales y familiares, … Read More

LAW: CARES Act for Pastors and Churches

March 27, 2020, 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time Congress passed the CARES Act this afternoon and it was officially signed into law by the President of the United States. Here is how it affects you, the congregation and the church. This email will explain 1) some CARES Act details; 2) church loans; 3) individual and family income; 4) cash contributions to … Read More

CARES Act Bill for Pastors and Churches

Senate Version Awaiting House Changes & Vote March 26, 2020 California State Senator Shannon Grove shared some promising news with Church United Spanish-speaking pastors during our video conferencing call on Wednesday, March 25 at 5:00 p.m. She shared that U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (FL) and Tim Scott (SC) added a bill to the Coronavirus rescue plan titled the “CARES Act” that … Read More

IRS: Payroll Tax Relief for Churches

March 26, 2020 As policy and law changes are happening quickly, Church United’s promise is to provide you with the best and most accurate information to help guide you and the church. Employment law attorney, Jennifer Bursch, has been providing detailed information during our video conference calls in English and Spanish.  If you prefer to receive these communications in Spanish, please contact Church United. Here are Attorney … Read More

California Church Fast: 3-Day

A Call to Fast April 1-3 March 26, 2020 Members of the Body of Christ, I’m inviting you to join me and the California church in a 3-day fast from April 1–3, as we collectively petition the Father to intervene and help California and the United States of America. Our focus will be to stop the spread of the Coronavirus and … Read More

Where’s God?

March 23, 2020 Where’s God? I’ve known God for 40 years. The “Big Guy Upstairs.” The One who spoke to Moses as one does with a friend. The ‘Father’ who allowed His Son to be crucified. Yup, that’s the God I know. It’s an interesting number, considering we’re in the season of Lent (although my denomination doesn’t practice Lent). I’ve been in … Read More

CA Governor: Pastors are Considered an Essential Workforce

Saturday, March 20, 2020 The governor’s office released this document Friday, March 20, 2020, stating that pastors fall under the “essential workforce” category. Here’s the bullet points from pages 10–11, section titled, “Other Community-Based government Operations and Essential Functions: Essential Workforce*”: ·      Faith-based services that are provided through streaming or other technology ·      Workers that provide or determine eligibility for food, shelter, in-home supportive … Read More

White House: Communication COVID-19

Friday, March 20, 2020 The conference call participant opportunities have been limited to less participants, but I would like to communicate what the conference calls and daily White House Press Conferences have been communicating. The text and documents below are from the White House. My input is in brackets. As a reminder, we highly encourage you to review these recommendations and put them into practice. While the President leads … Read More

Church United Black Pastor Mocked for Praying with President

“We stand for Christ over color.” – Pastor Marc Little March 3, 2020 WASHINGTON, D.C. – During a broadcast of Saturday Night Live, comedian Chris Redd spoke about Black History Month and questioned the racial purity of more than 20 African Americans leaders who prayed for President Donald Trump in the White House. Marc Little, who is CURE’s Board Chairman, led the prayer … Read More