The local newspaper called last week and wanted to know what churches were doing about preventing the H1N1 virus. The article ran yesterday on the front page of Sunday's paper.
One of the points I was trying to make is that I wouldn't force people to hold hands (like during a prayer) or shake hands (like during our intermission) during the worship service. Other things I talked to her about were cleaning toys in the nursery, communion servers using hand sanitziers, and our food and beverage people using gloves.
I've visited a few kids in the hospital in the last week. It is serious stuff.
Read the article here.