Following up on final Sunday’s submit, Why Church buildings Ought to Drop Their On-line Companies: Tish Harrison Warren (New York Occasions Op-Ed), 7 Considerate Reader Responses on Ending On-line Church:
There was an enormous response to final week’s e-newsletter, the place I argued that church buildings ought to part out their livestream providers. I obtained hundreds of emails and different replies on-line, a lot of which have been lovely and profound. You’ve given me quite a bit to consider!
Readers raised vital issues and questions, so I made a decision to make use of this week’s e-newsletter to focus on excerpts from a number of the considerate and useful replies that I obtained.
Some readers responded enthusiastically to the piece and located motivation in it to return to in-person providers. …
There have been readers who agree with the significance of in-person church however who’ve discovered that in observe it’s tough to attend church the place they dwell due to a scarcity of Covid-19 precautions. …
I agree that providing livestreaming providers to these with distinctive accessibility wants might play a useful function as one a part of extra complete, holistic and ongoing assist. I’m sorry to not have included this caveat in my unique piece.
Every of those responses affords important and wanted perception as we search to return again from Covid as a church and a society. I’m grateful for you, readers, and on your interplay with these vital concepts and tough questions.
Different New York Occasions op-eds by Tish Harrison Warren: