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Over 200 Missouri Pastors Are Preaching The Need For Vaccinations

Rev. Darron Edwards reacts to the guilty verdict for Derek Chauvin during a press conference Tuesday evening near 18th and Vine where local clergy gathered following the trial to address the outcome.
Carlos Moreno
KCUR 89.3
Rev. Darron Edwards is one of hundreds of pastors now calling for their congregants to get inoculated against COVID-19.

In order to expand vaccine outreach, clergy across the state are urging their congregants to get vaccinated.

Signing onto a statement released by the Jefferson City-based Christian magazine “Word & Way,” the pastors are supporting vaccination against COVID-19 as another way to "love your neighbor as yourself" (Mark 12:31).

Missouri is in the spotlight as one of the states causing the most concern among national health experts with just over 42% of Missourians being fully vaccinated.

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