Free COVID-19 Resources for Your Church

Our mission at Youth America is to build next-generation Churches through events, training, and resources. We have collected free resources from numerous organizations that also desire the build the church to help you navigate your ministry in this season. 

Church Guides

Response Kit Manual For Churches from Church Fuel

An amazing guide to leading a church through COVID-19 that covers messaging, meeting, ministry, and money in our new reality. 

Crisis Toolkit for Churches from Barna

A home for facts, resilience, and connection during the COVID-19 pandemic. Know how other leaders are responding, engaging, and leading. 

The Ultimate Took Kit from Thom S. Rainer

This is a tool kit for any church that provides insight and resources on finances, leadership, staffing, first-time guests, health, budgeting, and more. 

Church Future Indicator

This is a 25 question self-assessment to help you understand the trajectory of your congregation so that you can provide the guidance for a more preferred future. 

Church Online

Preaching to a Digital Audience  from Thom Rainer
Thom Rainer, Kevin Spratt, and Sam Rainer give advice and instruction on speaking and preaching to a digital audience. 
Livestreaming On Wava 105.1
Wava is a radio station that is allowing churches to schedule a time to air their service for no cost.
Church Online Platform from Life.Church Open Network
This is an easy management tool to make live streaming possible from your church at no cost. 
11 Steps TO Embrace Facebook and Youtube Streaming from Purpose Driven Church
Jay Kranda, the online pastor at Saddleback Church, brings insight on creating an online community for your church. 

Youth Ministry

Devotionals from For Ministry Resources

For Ministry Resources has six devotionals for youth students covering the following topics: Proverbs, Prayer, Psalm, The Beattitudes, John, and Spiritual Warfare. These are printable or can be used digitally. 

Free Church Media

A ministry that provides high quality and engaging sermon series packages & social media content. 

8 Tips to Lead Student Ministry During COVID-19 from Jonathan Rivera
Tips to be the church and lead your youth students during the challenges of COVID-19. 
4 Ways to Reach Your Youth from Youth America
This is a guide to staying connected with your youth despite the obstacles that COVID-19 has brought. 

Online Youth Ministry Conferences

Youth Pastor Co Summit | March 30-31, 2020
Hear from 20 of the most effective and influential names in youth ministry to share practical tools that will help you engage with Gen Z, develop your leaders and build the local church – no matter the size of your ministry. 

Revitalize 2020

Revitalize is a church conference hosted online for no cost to you. During the sessions, you will receive relevant training, opportunities to exchange ideas with other church leaders, and connect with other people just like you.


The Youth America Team