The church has traditionally been a place of solace, but the pandemic has made mourning rituals more difficult. A managing director of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity asks whether faith communities can regain that role.
As members of their community faced hunger this past year, Virginia’s Mount Olive Baptist Church focused on finding and distributing quality food for free.
Many churches thought that vaccines would pave the way back to normal worship, but new COVID-19 realities are forcing us to keep pivoting.
When the pandemic closed schools, an existing network of congregations and others jumped in to offer meals — and more
Churches, government agencies and nonprofits that already served struggling families responded to the pandemic by ramping up their shared mission beyond providing children with summer meals.
COVID has complicated how we determine the scale of our work, but asking key questions can help, writes the executive director of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
As a community anchored on the principle of truth, the church can play a leading role in guiding us out of the pandemic, says the director of the National Institutes of Health.
Let’s leverage a year of forced innovation to be church in a way that attracts people who really are done with religion, writes a minister at a Greenwich Village church.
Like many essential workers, pastors are pushed to work very hard for very little. It’s no surprise that so many of us are tired.
In these profiles, four clergywomen share their pandemic stories. Like many American women, they’ve struggled to balance work, home and community in lives upended by the coronavirus.