As they reopen, congregations grapple with including seniors
June 12, 2020
(RNS) — Each Sunday, Larry Little and his wife, Mary, get ready for church. They dress casually, fill two tumblers with water, climb into their golf cart and drive two miles to The Grove, a grassy field next to their church.
There they find a parking place, turn off the engine and settle in for a live service in front of a Jumbotron and a stage.
The Littles, who live in a retirement community called The Villages, about an hour's drive northwest of Orlando, Florida, are among the lucky few.
Since mid-March, when state shutdowns forced churches, synagogues and mosques to close amid the coro...