From the Christian Post:
New York state’s freshly-minted and first female Gov. Kathy Hochul praised the Lord and wielded her faith at the Brooklyn-based Christian Cultural Center on Sunday, telling congregants that vaccines against COVID-19 are God’s answer to “our prayers” and urged them to become her apostles by encouraging others to get their shots.
“We are not through this pandemic. I wished we were, but I prayed a lot to God during this time and you know what, God did answer our prayers. He made the smartest men and women, the scientists, the doctors, the researchers — He made them come up with a vaccine. That is from God to us and we must say, thank you, God. Thank you,” Hochul said. She then praised the congregants attending the church in-person for being “the smart ones” and getting vaccinated, but added that there were those “who aren’t listening to God and what God wants,” and she needed their help to reach the vaccine-hesitant.