Articles tagged: coronavirus
TURKISH PASTOR SHARES ABOUT SAT-7 TÜRK’S VITAL SUPPORT OF THE CHURCH
Cem Erçin, Pastor of Istanbul Immanuel Protestant Church and SAT-7 TÜRK Presenter of Essence of the Gospel and co-host of Let’s Talk, shares his unique insights into how SAT-7 TÜRK continues to support the Turkish Church during the pandemic.
NEW SAT-7 ARABIC PROGRAM TELLS VIEWERS “YOU ARE NOT ALONE”
You Are Not Alone brings much-needed spiritual encouragement and solidarity to viewers struggling with the loneliness, anxiety, and grief caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Broadcasting three times weekly, the new program shares uplifting stories of hope and “helpers”, along with a devotion to help viewers fix their eyes on Jesus.
SUPPORTING ISOLATED CHILDREN AND FAMILIES TO THRIVE
With schools closed and families isolated, SAT-7 is fast becoming a “one-stop shop” for children and parents needing support for their wellbeing. From encouragement and activities for children, to help with home education and parenting advice – the network is making the difference for families under pressure.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT AS LOCKDOWN CONTINUES
SAT-7 provides a health lifeline for viewers across its four channels with programs such as the new SAT-7 ACADEMY health education series Dr Bee, airing on SAT-7 ARABIC, and other initiatives that are helping families in isolation eat well, stay active, and stay healthy across the Middle East.
SAT-7 ACADEMY VIEWER ENGAGEMENT DOUBLES
Viewer engagement with SAT-7 ACADEMY doubled in March, as Middle Eastern children and parents accessed the education and support offered by the brand in large numbers. As lockdowns continue, there has been a particularly strong, emotive response to the children’s rights campaign produced by the gameshow Puzzle.
SAT-7 shares Arabic educational resources online during lockdown
SAT-7 ACADEMY’s educational resources are being packaged and presented on YouTube for children currently out of school, primary care givers and education focused NGOs working on the ground that have had to suspend education activities due to the coronavirus lockdown.
SAT-7 PARS RESPONDS TO ISOLATED VIEWERS’ NEEDS
In response to the coronavirus measures implemented in the UK, the SAT-7 PARS studios in London were forced to close at short notice. However, through home studios and social media, the channel remained in touch with viewers, and this week live programs will resume their broadcasts.
ISOLATED TOGETHER – SAT-7 TÜRK KIDS BROADCASTS FROM HOME
Millions of children are now in self isolation in their homes in Turkey, and so are most of the SAT-7 TÜRK staff. Determined to joyfully share a message of encouragement, hope, and love to its young viewers, SAT-7 TÜRK is broadcasting its children’s program from a living room.