Worshipers Heed Gov. JB Pritzker's Plea to Stay Home Easter Sunday, Celebrate Safely Amid COVID-19 Outbreak
This article looks at the churches that complied with the request from Governor of Illinois, JB Pritzker, that churches not hold in-person worship services on Easter Sunday. Many Christian churches in Chicago, including Holy Name Cathedral and Canaan Community Church, have switched to an online or virtual format for Easter services. The article discusses the changes and adaptations many religious groups have had to make to worship services. Some of these changes include church leaders incorporating the pandemic and lack of a physical building into their sermons.
WMU ScholarWorks Citation
Kirsch, Jesse, "Worshipers Heed Gov. JB Pritzker's Plea to Stay Home Easter Sunday, Celebrate Safely Amid COVID-19 Outbreak" (2020). Pandemic Response and Religion in the USA: Law and Public Policy. 6.