Religious groups make the jump to remote worship during coronavirus

Lady contemplating her faith
Religion is perhaps one of the most important sources of social interaction for many Americans. For some people, it’s the only chance for socializing they get during the week. It provides a sense of community. Churches, mosques, synagogues and houses of worship from the myriad religions that are practiced in the United States are often a place for people to turn to when times are tough, when they need something to give them hope and when they need someone to reassure them. A time like right now. But with bans on large groups of people issued two weeks ago, and now with California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s announcement of a statewide stay-at-home order, religious organizations have had to scramble to find ways to accommodate worshippers while canceling in-person services. Many
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