Church will emerge stronger and more united from episode, says pastor

A selfie taken by Grace Assembly of God senior pastor Wilson Teo, who tested positive for the coronavirus and has been warded in an isolation room at the National Centre for Infectious Diseases. There are 13 confirmed cases linked to the church. PHOT
A selfie taken by Grace Assembly of God senior pastor Wilson Teo, who tested positive for the coronavirus and has been warded in an isolation room at the National Centre for Infectious Diseases. There are 13 confirmed cases linked to the church. PHOTO: COURTESY OF PASTOR WILSON TEO

The past few days have been difficult for the Grace Assembly of God church, but congregants are stepping up to pray and take care of one another, its senior pastor Wilson Teo, who tested positive for the coronavirus, told The Straits Times yesterday.

Reverend Teo, who has been warded in an isolation room at the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID) since Tuesday, is one of the 13 confirmed cases linked to the church. At least seven of them are church workers.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 15, 2020, with the headline 'Church will emerge stronger and more united from episode, says pastor'. Print Edition | Subscribe