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Cutting Online Church Services Is an Act of Exclusion

Arguing to drop virtual church services abandons lessons learned over the pandemic

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Early in the Covid-19 pandemic, some denialist pastors bucked public health orders and insisted on continuing in-person church services. Soon though, the majority of U.S. churches transitioned gatherings, historically housed in…




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Sarah Stankorb

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Sarah Stankorb is a contributor to GEN. Other works in The Washington Post, Marie Claire, Glamour, O, and The Atlantic. @sarahstankorb

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