The New York Times interviewed Mercy Chihota, 33, a member of the church and she confirmed the development and had this to say,
Yes, it looks like shoppers in a supermarket. It feels good, but strange at the moment, because it’s very new.
In churches, offerings had plummeted because parishioners used the little cash they could withdraw for food and other basic necessities. Now many churches accept tithes by debit cards, cellphone payments or wire transfers.
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