COVID-19 Updates

30 Apr 2020

Gaston County Makes Small Business Bridge Loans Available

2020-04-30T18:08:23-04:00April 30th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

Gaston County Small Business Bridge Loans The Gaston County Board of Commissioners has authorized $500,000 in small business bridge loans to help locally-owned small businesses in Gaston County make it through the financial hardship brought about by COVID-19. Loans to eligible small businesses will be awarded in amounts up to $5,000 to help cover operating [...]

16 Apr 2020

Support Seniors & Restaurants All At Once!

2020-04-16T15:30:06-04:00April 16th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

Pastor Ronnie Bowers of Flint Grove Baptist Church shares what they are doing to support senior adults and at the same time help restaurants in their community!  This is a great idea for churches looking to make sure the senior adults in their community are being cared for and supported. https://vimeo.com/408525551  

15 Apr 2020

Professional Counseling – Why & How to Access It

2020-04-15T12:39:46-04:00April 15th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

The Gaston Faith Community Task Force produced a list of vetted professional counselors and mental health professionals on this website. The video below offers valuable insight from Lead Pastor Ray Hardee (The Pointe Church), on why a person should consider reaching out for help. He also addresses the stigma that we need to overcome related [...]

14 Apr 2020

Huge Food Deliveries Still Rolling Into Gaston County

2020-04-15T10:56:30-04:00April 14th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

2nd Harvest continues to send two tractor-trailer loads of high-quality food per week to Gaston County. It's used to stock the approved 2nd Harvest sites the Gaston Faith Community Task Force has partnered with. The food is delivered to The Hub (Venture's building), offloaded, then reloaded on Box trucks that take it to the sites. [...]

10 Apr 2020

Create Personalized Ministry in A Virtual Worship Service

2020-04-10T22:04:33-04:00April 10th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

With COVID-19 restrictions still in place, many pastors are trying to figure out how to make the one on one connections that both they and their people are now missing.  Pastor Tim McCarn at Core Church in Mt. Holly, NC talks about what they are doing to make personal connections with people during their online [...]

9 Apr 2020

Church Worship Services During COVID

2020-04-09T11:38:04-04:00April 9th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

COVID has presented all kinds of new paradigm changes for everybody, including churches. One of the most significant effects for churches has been trying to figure out how to have worship gatherings without gathering in a way that risks accelerating the spread of the virus or violates the law. So, Gaston County officials asked us [...]

8 Apr 2020

Hot Meal and Groceries To Go!

2020-04-08T13:55:44-04:00April 8th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

On Thursday, April 9, 2020, at 2:00 pm, Dallas High-Shoals Christian Ministry is teaming up with Pastor Paul Brintley and Christian Fellowship Assembly to offer a hot meal to go and food from the 2nd Harvest Metrolina Food Bank. Come get a hot meal and some groceries! To learn more about Christian Fellowship Assembly, visit [...]

7 Apr 2020

Businesses stepping up to feed Gaston County!

2020-04-07T15:07:28-04:00April 7th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

We would be unable to offer the substantial amount of high-quality food we've been able to supply to those in need in Gaston County without these three companies donating their trucks and drivers! Kiser Distribution www.khdistribution.com Habitat For Humanity Gaston www.HabitatGaston.org   Standard Distributors (704) 824-3566 https://www.facebook.com/pages/Standard-Distributors-Inc/123170457740867

6 Apr 2020

Census Takers Needed

2020-04-06T14:01:31-04:00April 6th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, Jobs|

The US Census Bureau is still taking applications for part-time census takers, although their field operations are currently suspended. From Cameron Gardner with the US Census Bureau: We are still hiring people to be census takers at $19 an hour and 57.5 cents per mile. You may have members that have lost their jobs and [...]

1 Apr 2020

How To Navigate Through the Fed CARES Acts

2020-04-01T10:07:36-04:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

Vanderbloemen is an Executive Search Firm that is stepping up to offer all kinds of resources to churches, non-profits, and small businesses to help them navigate through the impact of COVID-19.  Today they will be hosting an online event to walk you through how to apply for funds being offered by the Federal Government.  Below [...]