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Episode 0110: Leading Through COVID-19: Brainerd Baptist Church

Micah Fries, Lead Pastor of Brainerd Baptist Church in Chattanooga, Tennessee joins the podcast. We discuss the journey of reopening Brainerd Baptist Church during the COVID-19 pandemic. Pastor Micah tells us about how the precautionary actions they’ve implemented, how they’ve simplified their services, and how they’ve accommodated for the vulnerable and the elderly. 

Key Points From This Episode:

  • The decision-making approach to deciding when to reopen Brainerd Baptist Church.
  • The implications of risk management when reopening church.
  • How to navigate children’s and student ministries.
  • Broadcasting services during reopening.
  • Accommodation for vulnerable and elderly church members.

When thinking about your reopening guidelines and expectations, be a little more conservative. As a church we are entrusted with the hearts, lives, and experiences of our people. Click To TweetDuring this reopening process, think through growth opportunities. How can this give you the freedom to expand your influence? Click To Tweet

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Brainerd Baptist Church

Micah Fries on Twitter

Jimmy on Twitter

Leslee on Twitter

Carly on LinkedIn

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