The COVID-19 pandemic has been a time of learning for churches as they adjust to virtual ministry, said Andy Jung, associate executive coordinator of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of North Carolina.
The COVID-19 pandemic will leave a lasting impact on food-insecure Americans and the organizations that combat hunger.
The challenges the COVID-19 pandemic is creating for many Americans are nothing new to those already struggling with chronic poverty.
While many churches have become more adept producing online services during the COVID-19 crisis, the music aspect of congregational worship is still a challenge to recreate virtually.
“Through their actions, they’re not just harming people in our community, they’re harming and putting members of their own congregation at risk.”
Many churches are taking a slow, methodical approach to returning to in-person worship even as some states reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Not having VBS in person means there’s a whole group of families that I won’t have a real opportunity to connect with.”
More than a month into virtual services, ministers are finding ways to engage with their congregants, even if services are watched in living rooms amid real-life distractions.
LifeWay Christian Resources has announced that its board of trustees cleared the way for the sale of Ridgecrest Conference Center and Summer Camps in Ridgecrest, North Carolina.