31.8 F
Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Tag: covid

Treacher Collins Syndrome Couldn’t Keep Him From Preaching. Pastor Celebrates 10 Years at North Hill Christian Church

The Rev. Chris Snow was born with Treacher Collins syndrome, a rare genetic condition affecting facial development — especially the cheekbones, jaws, ears and eyelids. These differences often cause problems with breathing, swallowing, chewing, hearing and speech.

Religious Youth Engage Differently Following Pandemic, Study Finds

Young people are engaging with religion differently than they were prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. They are seeking out more conversations with trusted spiritual leaders and having fewer interactions with religious institutions, a religious engagement survey found.

To Challenge or Not to Challenge?

During dinner we had a conversation that many of you probably have had, too. When you see someone flouting public health rules and recommendations, do you say something, do you confront?

Travel Observations: A Slow Return to Normal

Response to the COVID-19 pandemic, as it wanes (we hope), varies from place to place.

Is it safe to sing at church yet? Depends who you ask

A mix of musical expression is likely to continue as congregations navigate the ‘new normal’ of the continuing pandemic with some people fully vaccinated and some not.

In India, Muslims Are Performing Last Rites For Hindus Who Died Of COVID-19

In the midst of a deadly second coronavirus wave and medical care shortage, Moin Mastan and his team of 25 volunteers have been working round the clock to perform the last rites, cremations and burials of 40 to 50 Indians every day who have died with COVID-19 infections in the central Indian state of Maharashtra—all while fasting daily for Ramadan, a holy month in Islam for tightened devotion in spiritual reflection, worship and prayer.

Bat Mitzvah Planning In A Pandemic

How do you have a bat mitzvah ceremony when you can’t even have 10 people in a room together?

Must read