The cartoon pictures a bleary-eyed woman in a well-worn housecoat, tangled hair, feet shod with fuzzy bunny slippers, a cup of coffee gripped tightly in her fist, groggily plodding up a church aisle. The other worshipers, all appropriately coiffed, look on in bemused astonishment. Its caption reads, “Mrs. Jones got a little too used to watching online worship from home.”
Even though Gov. Ron DeSantis deemed worship services “essential businesses,” for the past two months, many churches have offered only online worship services.