Sacred Distancing: Religious organizations in Grand Rapids adapting to COVID-19 pandemic through online services, engagement
This article discusses the religious response to COVID-19 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The article primarily focuses on the switch of religious groups from in-person worship to virtual worship via online services such as Facebook or Zoom. Specifically, the author interviews Rev. Christian Brocato of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church and Rev. Suseon Kathryn Doran-Fisher of the Grand Rapids Buddhist Temple. Other places of worship and religious groups are mentioned, such as Congregation Ahavas Israel, the Diocese of Grand Rapids, Fountain Street Church, the Masjid At-Tawheed Islamic Center, the Sikh Society of West Michigan, St. George’s Orthodox Church, and the West Michigan Hindu Temple.
WMU ScholarWorks Citation
Townsend, Brett, "Sacred Distancing: Religious organizations in Grand Rapids adapting to COVID-19 pandemic through online services, engagement" (2020). Pandemic Response and Religion in the USA: Religious Community and Life. 21.