It’s Hard to Close Black Churches amid COVID-19
The authors examine the impact of closing the church doors at black churches all over the United States because of COVID-19. The inability to have large gatherings has psychological, emotional, spiritual, and financial consequences on African American communities. Pastor Paul J. James of Careview Community Church is interviewed. Triumph Church of Detroit, Michigan is also discussed in the article. This article also looks at why some churches remain open despite stay-at-home orders.
WMU ScholarWorks Citation
Ecklund, Elaine Howard and Coleman, Deidra Carroll, "It’s Hard to Close Black Churches amid COVID-19" (2020). Pandemic Response and Religion in the USA: Ethics. 3.