On Sunday June 7, The Blessing Australia video was released featuring the voices and instruments of musicians in over 300 churches from multiple denominations.
“For years pastors have pleaded with their congregations to remember that the church is outside the four walls” says Open Doors Australia CEO, Mike Gore.
The free online video series by Colin and Compassion Australia offers short talks featuring messages of encouragement, Bible readings, prayers and music.
Even as advice and measures keep changing, there are powerful ways people of faith can help the community through COVID-19.
Churches across Australia are gearing up to comply with the new Coronavirus-related social distancing rules due to the 100 people limit.
“We haven’t got everything right,” I said, “But our church community has been amazing at helping people and being a family.”
Across the city evangelists visited prisons, schools, and hospitals, receiving more than 5500 decision cards from people who wanted to follow Jesus.
In what is a highly unconventional move for the region, Hillsong also appointed a woman as the pastor: Catrina Henderson.