Thursday, April 23, 2020

Local churches staying virtual even with relaxed restrictions

From Texas-

While Governor Abbott has declared churches to be an essential service, many are opting to continue holding virtual services. 

Angela Cortinas, the priest at St. Thomas' Episcopal, said that she anticipates her church meeting online through May 10th. This decision comes as a result of the guidelines sent out by the Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas, Rt. Rev. Andrew Doyle.

"We're working with other faith leaders in our cities trying to figure out how we can best allow people to get back to worship together, " said Doyle.

In regards to future guidelines, Doyle made it clear that his churches are preparing to ease back into meeting together whenever health experts deem it most appropriate.

"I think what's really clear is that the best health a phase back in approach so we want to be ready for that," says Doyle.

More here-

No comments: