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Baton Rouge church quickly opens childcare center for healthcare workers

In one weekend, the Unitarian Church of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, closed its building, shifted to online worship, and welcomed a childcare program for healthcare workers.

Elaine McArdle | 3/25/2020
Photo of a sign on the door of the UU Church in Baton Rouge, La., saying "this church building is closed until further notice". Spring 2020, Coronavirus.

The Unitarian Church of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, closed its building on March 12 and shifted worship and meetings online. By the next Monday morning, part of the vacated building was serving as a childcare center for healthcare workers. (© 2020 Pennie Nichols)