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Amid a Pandemic, Churches Offer Prayer, Hope — and Testing

Lining up for testing at Bethany Baptist Church in Brooklyn.

Amid a Pandemic, Churches Offer Prayer, Hope — and Testing Amid a Pandemic, Churches Offer Prayer, Hope — and Testing Ten days in May. Twenty-four churches around New York City. Nearly 20,000 coronavirus tests. Over the past few weeks, churches serving communities of color have been transformed overnight into mini-clinics offering free coronavirus tests to all comers. The initiative, a …

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Where Group Prayer Meets Group Fitness

Where Group Prayer Meets Group Fitness

Where Group Prayer Meets Group Fitness Where Group Prayer Meets Group Fitness At first glance, the streaming fitness class looks like any other: blue yoga mats against a neutral background, with ambient music and candles to set the mood. Two athleisure-clad instructors, flanked by hand weights, introduce themselves. The giveaway is the flash of a wooden crucifix. “Surrender all and …

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