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COVID-19 seclusion inspires new outreach


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Fears of COVID-19, a strain of coronavirus that has resulted in new national and state precautions, have changed the nature of American society, resulting in a largely virtual world where human interaction occurs most safely online.

That includes churches, despite their longstanding role as places known to encourage community gathering for worship, religious learning and social support.

Although, for decades, larger small-town churches of various denominations have offered radio broadcasting of services, that convenience was aimed mainly at shut-ins, tra...