Churches in Lockdown
Roy Jenkins looks at some of the ways in which Welsh churches have responded to the Covid-19 emergency, through online church and various social initiatives.
Since emergence of Coronavirus, churches have had to rapidly acquire new technological skills, and to ramp up their mission to serve the wider community. Roy Jenkins looks at a few of the ways in which churches in Wales have had to respond to the emergency, at a time when church buildings are closed. In Newport the Warehouse Church has continued to stream services online, and further developed its foodbank. In Newtown, churches and members of other organisations are helping to serve hot roast dinners to people in the area, whilst in Wrexham one church community have even tackled the issue of supplying PPE to care homes and the NHS - by using 3D printers! Despite the crisis, churches are reporting greater interest in their work than ever before. As the Rector of Newtown says in the programme, 'My mission has never been so fruitful'.
- Sun 31 May 2020 09:00
- Tue 2 Jun 2020 05:30