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A B.C. bishop says the number of people now following Anglican church services online is often "double or triple" the number of worshippers who used to fill pews before the pandemic.

Bishop Lincoln McKoen oversees 17 Anglican parishes in B.C. from Merritt to Prince George.

McKoen says coming together in person is definitely a source of strength for the faith community.

However, speaking three weeks after public health officials suspended in-person faith gatherings, the Kamloops-based church leader says new worshippers are now flocking online.

Click through to access this article that features livestream services from St. Michael and All Angels in Prince George. Priest in Charge is longtime Diocese of New Westminster priest, the Reverend Alexis Saunders.

Here is the link.