Keeping The Faith Through The Miracle Of Technology

This past Sunday my priest delivered morning prayers on Facebook live in the place of our normal worship service which was canceled due to the Coronavirus. Many houses of worship are doing the same.

My religious study group Education for Ministry, did the same thing Monday. Via the web meeting service Zoom, we gathered together from 8 different places online to keep going. It truly is amazing how technology is bringing people together.

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Fellowship is about gathering together and it was great to be able to do this to have a meaningful discussion about how we have been spiritually impacted by Coronavirus and to share how this is changing our worship experience. We also discussed our assigned readings on the book of Hebrews from The Bible.

I think this system of electronic gatherings is what will keep us together during these uncertain times. We have some members of the group who don’t need to be getting out and about. Gathering together in person is what we prefer but this is a great system to be sure we are checking in with one another and keeping safe.

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Tony "T-Bird" Burgess

Hi there, my name is Tony Burgess from Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. I am a believer, bleeding-heart, idealist and blogger. I'm married to Laura and Cody is our dog. Daily I work for a blood bank. My blog is where I chronicle and curate the sacred, serious and silly things in my life. I am a member of The Episcopal Church. Thank you for connecting with me. Grace, peace, and love!

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