How The Paycheck Protection Program Rescued Christian Organizations During COVID-19
By Sutton Turner
The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) provided unprecedented support for Christian organizations when COVID-19 became a global pandemic and the government enforced social distancing guidelines, preventing churches from gathering and worshiping together in person for months. Of course, churches do far more than worship services. They also provide essential, life saving services to their communities on a daily basis. The emergency assistance program not only kept staff employed but it also allowed these churches to continue to focus on the needs in their communities. The program not only saved jobs; it literally saved lives.