How has your religious community responded?

Are you a member or leader of a congregation, community, or other religious institution? We want to know how your institution has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic. How has it changed your operations? How have you organized yourselves to help your community? What messages have you conveyed to your congregants at this time? 

Here are some ideas for things that you can contribute:

  • Stories about how your religious practice has changed
  • Photos of you or your religious community practicing your religion
  • Communications within your religious community
  • Documents about decisions or changes your religious community has made
  • Links, recordings, or screenshots of religious practice moving to online spaces, such as video and social media
  • Stories about how you or your community is helping during, or being hurt by, the pandemic

You can make your contribution in a variety of forms. You can simply write text below if you want to describe the response your community is making. Or, you can upload files, such as documents, audio, or images. Or, if what you want to contribute cannot be easily uploaded, such as a website or livestream, you can include a URL to the materials. You can contribute as many items as you like.

Tell us about your religious community's response

Please tell us about your response or the times that you are linking to, uploading, or describing.

Please give your response or item a title.

Please tell describe your congregation's response; you can write as much as you like. Or you can describe the files you are uploading below.

Is there a URL associated with your response or item?

Do you want to upload photos, audio, or documents that illustrate your experience?

Categorize your contribution

You can add as much or as little categorization to your response or item as you wish. But adding these categories will help people find and understand your contribution.

Is your contribution associated with a date?

What is the name of your community or institution?

Is your religious community associated with a religious denomination or tradition? Please be as specific as possible.

Is your religious community located in a particular state or territory?

Is your religious community located at a particular place? You can put a point on the map below, or search for an address using the magnifying glass.

Tell us how to get in touch

Please let us know who you are and how we can get in touch with you if we have questions. We will never publish any personal information without your permission.

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Contribution agreement

By making this contribution, I make the following declarations: 

  • That I am at least 13 years of age.
  • That I agree to the privacy policy.
  • That I agree to the terms of contribution, including that I am not violating any intellectual property rights by submitting these materials.
  • That I am not violating the privacy rights of third parties that might be described or depicted in my contribution, and that I will not publish their image without their explicit consent.
  • That I understand that I can ask questions about the project by sending an email to

I further declare that I give permission to store and publish my contributions.