Nearly two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, churches across all denominations are still dealing with the fallout. Many members continue to worship from home or not at all, while pastors and church staff face mounting pressure to meet the needs of their congregations and communities in a different way.

The Rev. Dr. J. Herbert Nelson, II, Stated Clerk of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), says innovation and re-thinking ministry should be part of every church’s plan for the coming year.