Lockdown level 3: Some Methodist churches may reopen

  • Editor's note: This story has been updated to reflect the correct information.

JOHANNESBURG - The Methodist Church of Southern Africa is welcoming government's call to reopen churches under lockdown level 3.

But it says it's important for the church to move cautiously on the matter.

The church says synods and circuit leadership will decide on whether to resume worship services.

READ: ZCC yet to decide on reopening during Level 3 lockdown

It is, however, warning churches in hotspots not to reopen.

The church says it's committed to save lives and to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Meanwhile, ZCC says it's still too early, and unsafe to resume services. President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that religious gatherings under strict regulations would be allowed when the country enters level three on Monday.

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