Black and Latino Startup Churches Work to Stay Afloat During Pandemic

Religion News Service, March 27, 2020.

This article highlights congregations of color that revolutionized urban ministry during the COVID-19 health crisis.


examples for using technology, insights into suffering and words of encouragement, how to survive as a startup church

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urban clergy, Black pastors, Latino pastors



Suggested Uses

  • Develop ideas to use technology for live streaming, chatrooms, and virtual presence to support your community during a pandemic.
  • Learn how churches of color have built community to survive and thrive in challenging situations and environments.

About the Contributor

McKenzie Scott Lewis

McKenzie Scott Lewis is the director of the Center's northwest office in Crown Point and serves congregations in the northwest portion of the state. A Baptist minister, writer and educator, McKenzie brings energy and experience to engage listeners from all walks of life.

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