Category: Public Health (Page 1 of 15)

Bishop Stanovsky: A pastoral update on our COVID-19 response

Dear Siblings in Christ, 

We are making progress, but we are not quite there yet. It has been over a year since the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted life as we knew it. We continue to persevere, exhausted at times, yet anticipating the day when we can gather, greet each other, share communion and other precious rhythms of life and spiritual practice in person without risking harm to one another.… Read the rest

Bishop Deeley Offers Resounding Support of COVID-19 Vaccines, Implores All People to Get the Vaccine When Available

PORTLAND—In recent weeks, the positive developments in the production of COVID-19 vaccines have stirred excitement but also hesitance in some quarters regarding the safety of the vaccines. Many Christians have expressed a range of emotions and opinions regarding the vaccines, and a variety of different questions have reached Bishop Robert Deeley.… Read the rest

Preface to COVID-19 Notice # 9

Next week I hope to issue COVID-19 Notice #9. Today I’ll set the stage, and invite you to pray and study with me about the wilderness we find ourselves in. 


Headline: yesterday reported the highest number of new COVID-19 cases in the United States since the beginning of the pandemic. … Read the rest

Maine Together in Faith statement

The COVID crisis is about public health, not religious liberty.

As Maine faith leaders, we encourage people of faith and good will, especially during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, to follow sound public health guidelines that help us live our healthiest lives while also protecting other community members, those known and unknown to us, but all known and beloved by God.… Read the rest

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