Over the summer, Angel and Diana decided to restart in-person services. They were determined to do it safely but didn’t know how.
“We didn’t have any guidelines from our local government on how to do this,” Angel said. “So, we kind of had to figure it out on our own.”
They chose to follow guidelines from neighboring Larimer County.
In mid-June, Mosaic Church began worshipping again in person at a greatly reduced capacity while continuing to stream services online. They removed every other row of chairs and asked people to leave space between families.
“We ask everybody to wear masks. We bought gallons of hand sanitizer,” he said. “We’re just trying to manage it the best we can.”
A predominantly Latino church in Colorado has seen very high numbers of COVID-19 among congregants. They say their county has not gone far enough in implementing public health standards: https://t.co/TwWbApBSZX
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