Governor Cooper recently encouraged North Carolinians to avoid crowds exceeding 100 people. Triangle churches are heeding that call, but have found a way to keep services live, if not in person, WRAL reports.
Many local churches have already made the leap to digital services, live streaming their Sunday sermons to those who cannot attend in person. But the spread of coronavirus has made digital services the primary mode of delivery.
Churchgoers are finding solace in the continuity of Sunday worship while the rest of their daily lives seem upended. “There’s a lot of uncertainty in the air right now,” Pastor Bill Rose of Oasis Church in Holly Springs said, “Folks are basically feeling stuck at home, they can’t travel, they can’t go to big gatherings and now church — it’s like a punch in the gut for some folks. So there’s a sense of wondering for what’s next and how long this will last.”
Read more about how churches are going digital at WRAL.