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Episode 0106: Leading Through COVID-19: The Village Church

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to shape our reality, it’s helpful to learn how other churches are  coping with this new normal. Today’s guest is Pastor Josh Patterson, Lead Pastor of The Village Church in Texas. He shares what he and his team have  experienced with adapting to the coronavirus crisis, while still meeting the needs of their church and community. Pastor Josh also shares his thoughts on reopening and the different factors he and his team will take into consideration.  

Key Points From This Episode:

  • How COVID-19 has in some ways strengthened connections at The Village Church.
  • What strategies worked and others that did not take off as expected.
  • Why live stream is something The Village Church will continue post-crisis.
  • How the pandemic has affected their plans for campus launches.
  • How The Village Church is approaching reopening.

We are in a suburban context. Some of the needs are insulated. And then, some of the needs are covered up. Click To TweetOur leadership team’s energy is focused on ministry in this climate and moving the church forward – not using all of our meeting time talking about re-entry. Click To Tweet

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

God’s Big Story podcast

The Village Church

Josh Patterson

Jimmy on Twitter

Leslee on Twitter

Carly on LinkedIn

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