We are working closely with Rice University to monitor the continued impact of the COVID-19 on our community. The health and safety of our guests and staff are our top priority. All gatherings at Baker Hall through April 30 have been canceled. A current list of scheduled online events is available at bakerinstitute.org/events and will be updated with new webcasts and webinars. Please refer to emergency.rice.edu/coronavirus for additional information and updates.

Houses of Worship Go Online

Even a reduced service can ease “the sense of loneliness,” says Bill Martin, the institute's senior fellow in religion and public policy. Streaming “reduces the sense of 'this is a strange, strange time'” by reassuring worshipers. Wall Street Journal: https://on.wsj.com/3bmPRXm