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Drive-in Worship Spreads as Coronavirus Outbreak Weighs on Religious Services

Drive-in Worship Spreads as Coronavirus Outbreak Weighs on Religious Services

SEOUL, April 13 (Korea Bizwire) — At the height of the protracted outbreak of the novel coronavirus infection, so called “drive-in worship” services have emerged in the Christian community, garnering attention. Onnuri Community Church, one of the leading Christian churches in South Korea with some 75,000 followers, held a drive-in service on Sunday and celebrated [...]

Churches Push Ahead with Services Despite Stricter Calls for Social Distancing

Churches Push Ahead with Services Despite Stricter Calls for Social Distancing

SEOUL, March 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Some Protestant churches in South Korea pressed ahead with their worship services Sunday despite the government’s pleas for stricter social distancing. As part of the government’s drive for further social distancing, Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun earlier warned “stern” legal action would be taken against churches that violate quarantine guidelines [...]