Churches | Small congregations didn’t have a lot of resources before the coronavirus lockdowns, and many are now struggling to survive
by Sophia Lee
Posted 5/12/20, 06:20 pm
In mid-March, as the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths began to rise in Michigan, Kato Hart braced himself for a particularly grueling season for his community in Detroit. As the founding pastor of Hold the Light Ministries Church of God in Christ, a tiny storefront church of about 15 members, Hart knew that once again, the disaster would strike hardest the poor and the marginalized like those in his church neighborhood, which is about 94 percent black with a median household income of $20,502.