Pastor Andrew sat down for a socially-distanced interview with ERBC member, Dr. Helen Goodridge, a research scientist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, to help us understand the balance between faith, science and the Covid-19 vaccines. “Dr. G” helps break down the facts in a way that all of us can understand. Watch the video then click below for the full interview transcript with answers to the most common questions about the Covid-19 vaccines.
Opportunities to Help
Donate online to support Eagle Rock Baptist Church ministries that are committed to serving our church and our community.
You can donate directly to our COVID Response Fund, to our Benevolence fund, or you can donate money to be used to buy grocery store and Target cards that we give to those in need.
There is no known end date in this fight against coronavirus and the Red Cross needs the help of blood and platelet donors to maintain a sufficient blood supply for weeks to come. Make an appointment today or walk into any local center. Extra precautions are being taken to ensure everyone’s safety. The Red Cross will appropriately distance the beds and everyone’s temperature taken prior to entering the room. Appointments necessary.
Eagle Rock Baptist Church partners with Children’s Hunger Fund to deliver food to families in need in the greater Los Angeles area and around the world. Pack a food box, or deliver a bag of food for us to pack and bless a family in need today! Click here to download a list of food items you can include for easy shopping!
ERBC is a supporting partner of International Mission Board (IMB) on a number of global projects directed at bringing the good news of Jesus to unreached people groups. The projects we’ve most recently supported include a rural women’s hospital in Pakistan, a safe pregnancy center in Southeast Asia and supporting indigenous missionaries and church in Southeast Asia.
To find out more about this project or other IMB projects visit the following links:
While the COVID Crisis has changed a lot, people are still, more than ever, greatly in need of clean drinking water! Since 2013, ERBC has been privileged to participate in clean water projects and aid in the completion of well installations in remote villages of El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, and India through the support of Living Water International. If you would like to help provide clean water wells for people in countries around the world, you can donate to Living Water International at any time.
Help us bless the seniors in our community!
- Volunteer to call seniors on our care list.
- Create homemade cards for seniors that we personally deliver for you to various convalescent homes in the Los Angeles area.
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (323) 255-4611.
- Ralphs offering dedicated shopping for senior citizens age 65 and older from 7-7:30 a.m. daily beginning March 20.
- Target is reserving the first shopping hour of every Wednesday to the elderly and those with underlying health concerns.
- Vons, Albertsons and Pavilions will reserve every Tuesday and Thursday from 7 to 9 a.m. For senior citizens, pregnant women and those with compromised immune systems.
- Whole Foods will open all their stores to customers who are 60 and older one hour before opening to the general public.
- Northgate Market: All 41 Northgate Market locations are reserving the first hour just for seniors and disabled customers.
- Vallarta Supermarkets will be open 7-8am for those 65 and older, pregnant women and those with disabilities.
- Super A Foods is reserving shopping from 7-8 a.m. for those 65 and older.
- Smart & Final will open from 7:30-8 a.m. for customers 65 and older and those with disabilities.
- Stater Bros. Markets: All 169 locations will open at 7:45 a.m. for seniors over 65 years old.
- Big Saver Foods will open from 7:30-8 a.m. for seniors over age 65.
- Walmart will give seniors 60 and older an hour of shopping before stores open every Tuesday. Walmart pharmacies and Vision Centers will also be open at this time.
- Winco at 12880 Day St. in Moreno Valley will be offering reserved shopping from 6:30-7 a.m.
- Costco at 12700 Day St. in Moreno Valley will have no waiting for disabled shoppers.
- Cardenas Markets at 25065 Sunnymead Blvd. and 14930 Perris Blvd. in Moreno Valley will off reserved shopping for seniors, disabled, caregivers and first responders from 7 to 8 a.m.
- Glendale firefighters will begin delivering groceries to senior citizens amid the coronavirus outbreak. Those who would like to use the service can call 818-548-4814.
*This list was provided by CBSNews
- LA Foodbank
- For the closest Los Angeles Regional County Food Bank near you, click here.
- Friends in Deed in Pasadena
- North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry in Studio City.
- Shepard’s Pantry in Irwindale, Baldwin Park and Glendora.
- West Valley Food Pantry in Woodland Hills.
- Valley Food Bank has locations and partnerships throughout the Valley in Van Nuys, North Hills, Lancaster, Granada Hills and Sylmar.
- Project Angel Food prepares and delivers healthy meals to feed people impacted by serious illness, bringing comfort and hope every day.
Mental Health Support
Many therapists are now offering virtual therapy in which you can have therapy sessions via phone or video. Here are a few counseling groups that might be able to help if you or someone close to you needs to talk to a professional counselor:
- Still waiting for your stimulus check? Go to irs.gov to get your payment.
- Are you a non-filer for 2018 and 2019? You can still get a stimulus check. To get your check, visit https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus/non-filers-enter-payment-info-here
- Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (includes guidance for schools & communications tools in multiple languages)
- California Department of Public Health
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- World Health Organization
- California Department of Education/COVID-19
- Los Angeles County/COVID-19