Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

The news about coronavirus (more specifically known as COVID-19) continues to grow, with the number of infections and deaths increasing in the US. Many are rightly asking “what can we do to respond?” The very first step is prayer. We begin in prayer that the Lord of all will bring healing to those who are sick, comfort to those who mourn, and an end to the spread of this virus.

This page has been created as a repository for the latest information and updates that are applicable to PSD churches and schools.

The situation around COVID-19 is very fluid - the content and resources in these pages can change rapidly based on new developments. PLEASE MONITOR OFFICIAL INFORMATION  AND NEWS REGULARLY FOR CURRENT UPDATES.

Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. Isaiah 41:10

Messages from president Gibson

Latest Information

The Centers for Disease Control COVID-19 website publishes the latest updates.

CDC's current risk assessment (CDC last updated 06/7/2020):

CDC Information to Prevent Getting Sick (CDC last updated 05/07/2020)


On April 16, the White House released Guidelines for Opening Up America Again, a phased approach to help state and local officials reopen their economies, get people back to work, and continue to protect American lives.

Rolling updates are available from the World Health Organization.

Links to the latest updates:


State Health Departments

Recent additions to this site

Centers for Disease Control COVID-19 Situation Summary

World Health Organization COVID-19 Information

Congregational Planning for Pandemics document provided by the LCMS


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