IMPORTANT UPDATES

COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS)

"FOR GOD HAS NOT GIVEN US A SPIRIT OF FEAR, BUT OF POWER AND LOVE AND A SOUND MIND."

-2 TIMOTHY 1:7  

March 20, 2020

Jubilee Christian Church is a house of prayer and we are praying for divine health and healing. As a ministry, we take your health and safety very seriously. In accordance with the guidelines set by Governor Charlie Baker, Jubilee Christian Church has canceled all weekly ministry meetings and services. However, we are inviting everyone to join our worship service experience via all of our streaming platforms. Please review the health measures that we are taking and adhere to the basic health instructions provided:

STEPS WE ARE TAKING:

  1. We remain in contact with local health and governmental officials. We will continue to monitor the the progression of Covid-19 (Coronavirus) day by day and keep you informed.

  2. We are actively reviewing contingency response plans should COVID-19 impact our ministries, our team members, or those we serve.

  3. We have implemented an even more aggressive strategy as it relates to cleaning our facilities. In addition to our intense cleaning procedures and schedule, we have hired an outside specialist to employ Electrostatic Disinfection in all of our campuses. More information on the impact of this unique and effective method will be provided upon request.

 

STEPS YOU CAN TAKE:
 

  1. STAY HOME IF YOU'RE FEELING SICK
    Be alert to the signs of fever and any other cold/flu-like symptoms. Stay at home if you are ill, except to get medical care. Stay in touch with your doctor. Call before you get medical care. Be sure to get care if you feel worse or you think it is an emergency.   

  2. COVER COUGHS & SNEEZES
    Viruses are thought to spread mainly from person to person in respiratory droplets of coughs and sneezes. Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or use the inside of your elbow. Throw used tissues in the trash. Immediately wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not readily available, clean your hands with a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.

  3. IMPROVE HAND HYGIENE & MINIMIZE FACE CONTACT
    Viruses also spread via contaminated hands. Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing. If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. Cover all surfaces of your hands and rub them together until they feel dry. Avoid rubbing your eyes and unnecessary touching of the face.

  4. STAY INFORMED
    Look for updates from the Center for Disease Control and your local news. Jubilee Christian Church will continue to provide you with updated information.


We thank you in advance for your understanding and cooperation. Be safe and walk in prayer and health in the name of Jesus!

- Pastors Matthew & Mona Thompson

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

We've compiled a list of resources that may be helpful to you during this time of quarantine. Click below for State or City specific information.

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IMMIGRATION RESOURCES

Massachusetts Office of Refugees and Immigration 

600 Washington Street (4th floor), Boston, MA 02111

(617) 727-7888 | TTY (617) 727-8147

See link for resource directory.

Catholic Charities Refugee and Immigration Service

Represents low-income refugees and immigrants in family reunification cases, and provides some general immigration, domestic violence and human trafficking representation.

275 West Broadway, South Boston, MA 02127

(617) 464-8100

Massachusetts Immigrant & Refugee Advocacy Coalition

Immigrant integration is at the core of our work – whether we are advocating to expand funding for English classes, advising local and state officials on “welcoming” or “trust” policies, helping journalists tell immigrant stories, guiding green card holders through the naturalization process, or registering new Americans to vote.

105 Chauncy Street, Suite 901, Boston, MA 02111

Refugee & Immigrant Assistance Center – Boston Site

The program works in the community with refugees helping them access needed health care and mental health programs.

253 Roxbury Street, Boston, MA 02119  

Mariam Gas  | Mgas@riacboston.org

617-522-8500 | 617-238-2430
 

FOOD

SECURITY

RESOURCES

Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program

Provide healthy foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and referrals to health care and other services to qualified individuals.

1-800-942-1007

Greater Boston Food Bank

70 South Bay Avenue, Boston, MA 02118

617.427.5200

LEGAL

RESOURCES

Women’s Bar Foundation – Family, Elder, Housing Law

Pro bono and legal assistance projects for women facing domestic violence, housing, incarceration, mental health and probate matters.

27 School Street, Suite 500, Boston 02108

617-973-6666

DOMESTIC

VIOLENCE

RESOURCES

Respond, Inc.

Respond and advocate for victims of domestic violence.

P.O. Box 555, Somerville, MA 02143

24 Hour Hotline (617) 623-5900

Domestic Violence Ended (DOVE) DOVE Inc. 

Provide help, support, recovery for victims and survivors of domestic violence.

P.O. Box 690267 Quincy, MA 02269

617-471-1234 or 1-888-314-3683

MENTAL

HEALTH

RESOURCES

William James INTERFACE

The William James INTERFACE Referral Service is a mental health and wellness referral helpline available Monday through Friday, 9 am-5 pm, at 888-244-6843 (toll free). This is a free, confidential referral service. Make sure to check if your community provides this service.

27 School Street, Suite 500, Boston 02108

617-973-6666

CHILDREN &

FAMILY

RESOURCES

Massachusetts Department of Children & Families

The Department of Children and Families (DCF) works in partnership with families and communities to keep children safe from abuse and neglect. In most cases, DCF is able to provide support and services to keep children safe with parents or family members. When necessary, DCF provides foster care or finds new permanent families for children through kinship, guardianship or adoption.

600 Washington St, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02111

DCFCommissioner@state.ma.us

Massachusetts Families Organizing for Change

MFOFC provides information, leadership training and support to families, and also has regular regional meetings for families and individuals. Each region of Massachusetts has representation at the statewide Steering Committee.

109 Fairhaven Rd, Mattapoisett, MA 02739

1-774-855-6001

hello@massfamilies.org

Children’s Services of Roxbury

Children’s Services of Roxbury was founded in 1972 by community and church leaders who recognized that too many families and children of every race, ethnic and linguistic background find themselves trapped in systems which they do not trust, and therefore cannot use effectively to meet their needs. CSR places the family at the center of the system, building a network of professional and community supports that can nurture trusting relationships, communicate respect, and teach the skills of empowerment.

520 Dudley Street, Roxbury, MA 02119

617-445-6655 | Fax: 617-749-2431 

info@csrox.org

Families for Justice Healing   

Families for Justice as Healing mission is to end the incarceration of women and girls.

100R Warren St., Roxbury MA, 02119

617-992-7185 x 701

contact@justiceashealing.org

DISABILITY

RESOURCES

The ARC

Offers a variety of services and support services. Mission: The mission of The Arc of Massachusetts is to enhance the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including autism, and their families. We fulfill this through advocacy for community supports and services that foster social inclusion, self-determination, and equity across all aspects of society.

217 South Street Waltham, MA 02453

(781) 891-6270

DDPC Number

DPPC

The mission of the Disabled Persons Protection Commission is: To protect adults with disabilities from the abusive acts or omissions of their caregivers through investigation oversight, public awareness and prevention.

300 Granite Street, Suite 404, Braintree, MA 02184

800-426-9009

TTY 888-822-0350

Massachusetts Advocates Standing Strong

MASS is a state-wide, self-advocacy organization run for and by people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our Board, many of our staff members and most of our Trainers are all individuals with disabilities.

500 Harrison Ave Suite 116 Boston, MA 02118

(617) 624-7549

DDPC Number

Disability Law Center

To provide legal advocacy on disability issues that promote the fundamental rights of all people with disabilities to participate fully and equally in the social and economic life of Massachusetts. Spanish language resources: https://www.dlc-ma.org/informacion-en-espanol-para-el-consumidor/

11 Beacon St #925, Boston, MA 02108

(617) 723-8455 

DDPC Number

DEAF
COMMUNITY

RESOURCES

Massachusetts State Associate for Deaf (MSAD)

MSAD has a long-standing history of serving and advocating for the Deaf Communities in the Massachusetts since 1977, by promoting, preserving and protecting the civil, human, and linguistic rights of Deaf individuals in Massachusetts.

217 South Street Waltham, MA 02453

(781) 891-6270

DDPC Number

Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (MCDHH) 

600 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02110-1779

MAIN 617-740-1600

Available Monday through Friday 9am-5pm

TTY 617-740-1700 | VP 617-326-7546 Front Desk

FAX 617-740-1810

TOLL FREE VOICE 800-882-1155  | TOLL FREE TTY 800-530-7570

Deaf Inc.

DEAF, Inc. inspires people to achieve personal and professional goals through accessible programs and services. We build bridges across communities by increasing communication access and awareness.

215 Brighton Avenue, Allston, MA 02134

(617) 505-4823 VP/V | (617) 254-4041 TTY/V

FAX (617) 254-7091

DDS

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Boston Campus
7:30AM | 10:00AM | 12:30PM
Sundays:
Stoughton Campus
Sundays:
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