Wire storyBlack and Latino Church Planters Hit Hard by Coronavirus Shutdown
Because their congregations are less established, they risk losing significant momentum and funding.
Alejandra Molina – RNS
Pastor Kerlin Calderon knows that if the coronavirus shutdowns continue for another three months, it’s possible his church in the Bronx could be in trouble.
Weekly offerings keep dwindling. He worries that the church may have to dip into its savings to pay its rent. But he remains hopeful.
“You always have faith that you are going to make it, that God is going to provide because if God called you, then he will sustain you,” said Calderon, 35, pastor of Tabernáculo de Gracia ...
Monday, March 30, 2020
Black and Latino Church Planters Hit Hard by Coronavirus Shutdown