Edmonds churches adapt to a new world
Virtual meetings, staying in touch with congregants
Last updated 3/26/2020 at 9:03am
Although Mayor Mike Nelson's stay-at-home order includes many businesses that some would consider essential, the fact is that many are labeled "non-essential" by state and local officials during the coronavirus pandemic.
That includes churches.
Obviously, Sunday church services can be essential to congregants' well-being.
So what to do?
North Sound Church, for example, transitioned to virtual church services initially, where congregants could stream the Rev. Barry Crane's sermon. But that changed after a worship team members' spouse expressed concerns about having more than 10 people in th...