A Message from Bishop Mark W. Holmerud

A Message from Bishop Mark W. Holmerud
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We’ve been getting a few questions in the Office of the Bishop about “late pandemic” worship practices. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again — It’s not time yet. It’s not time yet for large gatherings indoors, singing in worship, leaving masks in the glove compartment, forgetting science, and ignoring local health department guidelines. Just because the Supreme Court says we can worship indoors, doesn’t mean we should. Please remember that while many people have been vaccinated, not everyone (including many or our pastors and musicians) have been able to be fully vaccinated. It is time for outdoor worship (socially distanced), wearing masks, getting fully vaccinated, planning for getting back to indoor worship, maintaining a robust online presence for worship, determining best safety practices and policies for a return to indoor worship, and using common sense.

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