Being the Church during the COVID Pandemic

PAM is here to help.

We have resources and people to help your church find news ways to bring everyone to the table during these challenging times.

This page will be updated often - so check back often!

Special PAM Town Hall Forum

August 4, 2020 at 2:00 pm EDT

A Chat with PAM Leadership

and the 2021 Conference Directors


Eric Wall, incoming PAM President
Dave VanderMeer, outgoing PAM President
Tom Granum, 2021 Conference Co-Director
Meg Gurtcheff, 2021 Conference Co-Director
Kelly Abraham, PAM Executive Director

Click here to watch the recording!

PAM hosts these Forums to answer your questions, encourage sharing ideas, and provide support for your congregation as we all modify our worship services during the pandemic. Bring your ideas, questions, concerns, and an open mind. This is free and open to the public. Tell your friends and colleagues!

Previous PAM Town Hall Forums

"Creativity in Times of Corona" featuring Tim Waugh

Recorded live, May 29, 2020 - Click to view.

"The Seven Marks of Spirit-Inspired Worship"
- with Rev. Carlton Johnson from PC(USA) Vital Congregations

Recorded live, May 11, 2020 - Click to view.

Special Town Hall Part 2: Answering More of Your Questions about our Upcoming Online Worship and Music Conference

Recorded live, May 8, 2020 - Click to view.

Special Town Hall: PAM's Worship and Music Conference is going online for 2020!

Recorded live, May 1, 2020 - Click to view.

"Alive and Rising" - featuring Aisha Brooks-Lytle and Tracy Keenan

Recorded live, April 27, 2020 - Click to view.

"It's the Day After Easter: Now What?" - featuring Kim Long

Recorded live, April 17, 2020 - Click to view.

"Teachable Moments in a Time of Crisis" - featuring David Gambrell

Recorded live, April 6, 2020 - Click to view.

Self Care for Musicians/Copyright Law for Churches - featuring Karrie Rushing, Terri Sinclair, and Kirsten Foyles

Recorded live, March 30, 2020 - Click to view.

"A New Direction Forward" - featuring Eric Wall

Recorded live, March 23, 2020 - Click to view.

Join PAM Connect on Facebook!

PAM Connect is a private Facebook group specifically for PAM members and friends to share resources with one another. There are already a number of discussions happening on the page about new ways to plan worship. Check it out by clicking here.

Links to Resources

Information from Handbell Industry Council


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