Knoxville area churches continue virtual services after Tennessee leaders lift restrictions

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Even though places of worship have been given the green light to reopen this week, many churches in the area are choosing to stay closed.

Most churches are still holding drive-in services or streaming them online. Valley View Baptist Church in Knoxville is just one of many churches that did not hold in-person services this week. Pastor Jared Shumate says it’s easier to do drive-in services right now due to the limitations.

“Quite frankly for us, it was easier and it was better for our experience of worship to have the liberty of doing it from the front porch of our church and while in our cars and in our lot as we have been doing since Easter,” Shumate said.

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