Some churches at the center of COVID-19 outbreaks have shunned attention or responded with defiance, while others have limited crowd sizes and encouraged congregants to wear masks and practice social distancing.

Congregants attend Sunday morning Easter services at The Friendship Baptist Church on April 12, 2020 in Baltimore, Maryland. – The church pastor, Alvin Gwynn, has decided to keep his church open for Easter Sunday despite an order from Maryland Governor Larry Hogan to remain closed amid the Coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by ALEX EDELMAN/AFP via Getty Images)